This is a great alternative to traditional Christmas decorations. Use up surplus apple harvests or buy a few bags from the supermarket. Take a walk and see what berries you…

Our Amateur Gardening expert shows you how to force bulbs in winter. The bulb we chose was narcissus, this was chosen due to the amazing scent. The best time of…

Grape pruning is a vital job in winter, the vines need a hard prune to encourage heavy cropping. However the way you grow them will determine how you prune them, we…

This step by step video shows you how to plant a stunning winter hanging basket. First start by placing the hanging basket on some newspaper. Line the hanging basket with…

No matter what time of year, a well-tended topiary shape is guaranteed to catch your attention. Usually created using evergreen plants, these shapes take centre stage during the winter months,…

If you have a cactus with buds that need removing this simple video shows you how to take cactus cuttings and replant the buds. If your cactus has small baby buds…

hardwood cuttings

Hardwood cuttings are easy to take and, for most deciduous trees and shrubs, the best way to increase plant stocks. They are taken in the plant’s dormant season, best carried…

Follow our simple guide to planting winter containers: The plants we used: 1 x Carex ‘Frosted Curls’, 1 x Euonymus ‘Emerald Gaeity’, 2 x heather, 2 x pot cyclamen (red and white), 3 x…

How to make Cider at home [video]

Watch this great video on how to make Cider at home CIDER-MAKING: A QUICK GUIDE As well cider apples, dessert or cooker varieties can be used; the best cider is…