Called Plants: From Roots to Riches, the 25-part series will take listeners back to Carl Linnaeus and the birth of modern botany – right though to modern day plant science. Set…

Kew Gardens is to axe 125 of its 750 staff – to cut costs. The royal botanic garden is facing a shortfall of £5million with bosses blaming financial woes on…

A garden is to be built in honour of forces’ charity Help for Heroes at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May. The plot, designed by 29 year-old Matthew Keightley,…

Gardeners are set to have a right royal nosey around the Prince of Wales’s patch. Prince Charles’s organic gardens at Highgrove, in Gloucerstershire, will host a ticket-only spring tour on…

Garden product makers are getting ready for a record Easter – as gardeners rush to fix plots that have been battered by a winter of storms. Garden centres are expecting…

Drinkers are to take part in a national contest to grow the longest runner bean. Seed firm DT Brown heard that regulars at The Carpenters Arms near Ely in Cambridgeshire…