Palms make an elegant addition to patio container displays. Get the look with Kris’s simple 5 step planting guide. Palm used: Canary Island date palm (Phoenix canariensis) 1)    Place an…

While visiting milder parts of the country or passing a sheltered inner city garden during February and March, you’ll occasionally come across a filigree-leaved tree covered in a haze of…

AG gardening editor, Kris Collins, shows how easy it can be to lay paving slabs in the lawn Step1) Dig out the area to be paved to allow 4in (10cm) of…

As winter performers finish and before summer performers put on growth, it's time to get shrubs back in shape. Here is a list of common garden shrubs that should be…

                          Wood anemones and windflowers are the unsung treasures of the spring garden, and the perfect ground cover…

Garden writer Michelle Wheeler shows you how to take cuttings of this firm favourite. Step one: Fill small pots in advance with a cutting compost mixed with perlite to aid…

Want a quick fix green boundary or screen? ‘Trough’ hedging is an option, says AG garden writer Michelle Although we have hit a cold spell, spring is just around the…

Can’t keep on top of houseplant watering? Hydro crystals could be the answer, says AG’s gardening editor Kris Collins Hydro crystals provide water and basic air and nutrients needed for…

November is the ideal time to plant tulip bulbs, says AG gardening editor Kris Collins While spring flowering bulbs have been available to buy since the end of August, tulips…

For the best plants and flowers, roses need attention all-year-round. AG gardening editor Kris Collins sets out the key jobs this autumn Prune late-flowering types My Rosa ‘The fairy’ was…