The bee crisis which has seen colonies collapse across Europe and America may be starting to ease. Figures unveiled by the British Bee Keepers’ Association (BBKA) show huge growth in…

If you’re looking to indulge in a little retail therapy, here’s a tip on where to find the best garden centres. Bridgemere Nursery and Garden World in Cheshire (left), part…

A council has provoked anger after asking gardeners applying for allotment plots about their sexual orientation. City of Lincoln Council posted an online questionnaire which asked wannabe plot-holders if they…

Gardens should be subjected to restaurant-style reviews, according to one of gardening’s most outspoken critics. Garden writer and consultant Anne Wareham, who appeared on Channel 5 series Britain’s Best Home…

The royal Horticultural Society has embarked on a fresh round of redundancies, pruning out directors and high-profile managers. It comes just weeks after new RHS director-general Sue Biggs said: “I’m…

Gardeners’ World presenter Carol Klein will present a six-part BBC2 series in January. Carol’s Year at Glebe Cottage has been filming since January and will be complete in December. She…

Soap fans will be able to grow roses that are right up their street next year. Three patio roses will be launched to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ITV1’s hit…

Alan Titchmarsh’s former family home and garden, the location for Gardeners’ World for seven years, is for sale. Barleywood, at Alton in Hampshire, is on the market for £925,000. From…

Garden centres full of tacky ornaments, sweets and messy displays are failing to inspire their customers to garden, according to a celebrity shopping expert. Mary Portas, star of TV’s Mary…

Gardeners have been urged to exercise caution when sharing fuchsia plants and cuttings this autumn – due to the risk of spreading fuchsia gall mite. “This is a devastating pest…