The BBC is chewing over ideas for new TV gardening shows and is on the lookout for talent to nurture into future stars. TV chiefs are keen to conjure up…

Growing striped flowers could hold the key to attracting more bees into gardens – helping to halt the catastrophic decline in bee colonies that has been seen worldwide. Scientists have…

Celebrity garden designer Diarmuid Gavin has claimed the RHS begged him to appear at Chelsea Flower Show in May, but he said no because the Society wanted him to build…

With winter on the way and energy bills rising, Brits are busy insulating lofts and filling cavity walls before cranking the heating up. But growing plants against brick walls could…

NEW Royal Horticultural Society boss Sue Biggs last week vowed to make the UK’s most influential gardening charity appeal to everybody – even if they’ve only got a few patio…

Falkland in Fife has been crowned Britain in Bloom’s Champion of Champions for the second year running. The prestigious award was presented at a ceremony in Birmingham last month, hosted by Gardeners’…

Peat-based composts are set to make a big comeback, in a move branded “irresponsible” and “shocking” by campaigners. Suppliers are gearing up to launch a host of peat-based brands after…

Jobsworth housing chiefs have ordered a green-fingered couple to tear down their treasured floral displays – due to fears over health and safety. Officials swooped on Gary and Siobhan Benham,…