Small copper butterfly

But now butterflies are declining more rapidly in urban areas than in the countryside – with some species in danger of dying out. A study by Butterfly Conservation, the University…

A paved front garden

In future, the run-off in London could be equivalent to 100 Olympic swimming pools, overwhelming the drainage system. Dr David Kelly, of Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, examined the potential impact that…

Leading bulb company teams up with the Dutch masters of garden colour With 70 years’ experience providing gardening products directly to customers, Bakker.com is a long-established, reliable company that is forward…

Snowdrop Market Cross

John Glover, 67, from Lewes in East Sussex, beat off competiton from 120 ‘galanthophiles’ to see the unnamed snowdrop crowned ‘Market Cross.’ The snowdrop was discovered at Myddelton House Gardens…

An RHS Flower Show

Casualties include the RHS London Rose Show and RHS London Christmas Show, which will not take place this year. In addition, RHS members will have to fork-out £5 admission to…

Monty Don

With the series off-air for winter, Monty revealed that much of his carefully-manicured box topiary was heading for the bonfire. Writing in the Daily Mail’s Weekend magazine, Gardeners’ World presenter…