New outbreaks of stinging oak processionary moth (OPM) caterpillars have been confirmed in the UK – just weeks after AG warned the pest posed a major hazard to health. Residents…

Conservationists say they are “stunned” after TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh admitted to using weedkiller and peat. The former Gardeners’ World presenter, who claims to have resisted chemical pesticides for 10…

Gardeners who discover new plants can bag big cash rewards. Thompson & Morgan, the Ipswich seed company, is offering rewards of £500 to gardeners who come up with a new…

Castle Howard in Yorkshire, location for the TV series Brideshead Revisited, has been crowned 2011 Garden of the Year. The award, made by the Historic Houses Association and Christie’s, recognises…

Peat is not in short supply and its extraction need not harm the environment if carefully managed, claims a shock report. The International Peat Society (IPS) in Finland, says there…

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is to receive £800,000 of taxpayers’ cash after a report found that it could only continue to function with an injection of public money.…