Getting dirt, moss and the like off paving, decking and garden furniture can be hard work and time-consuming. But now you can give your elbow more power and be eco-friendly…

Environment campaigners say retailers have rallied behind their campaign to strip store shelves of sprays linked to bee decline. Up to 2,000 outlets have removed neonicotinoids (neonics) from sale –…

Nettle leaves can be used to make a highly nutritious liquid, useful for boosting leafy growth on plants. In spring there is plenty of nettle growth for you to use.…

  Prepare and plan borders now for a spring planting of herbaceous perennials, says Kris For curves, use a hosepipe to mark out the bed (a plank will give straight…

TOG RATINGS aren’t just for your bedroom duvet, you know. As winters appear to be harder hitting, research into the design and fibres needed for warmer clothing has been moving…

Sadly, hedgehogs aren’t as abundant as they used to be, having declined by 25 per cent in the last 10 years alone. This is mainly due to habitat loss, including…

Best buy 19/20 Double bin store £189 Rowlinson Garden Products Tel. 01829 261121 www.rowgar.co.uk  Build 5 Pressure treated wooden construction. Measures 611⁄2in (156cm) long x 32in (82cm) deep x 50in…

FINDING STUFF to keep kids amused on dull winter days can be a challenge, which is why this wild bird feed making kit is such a winner. Not only will…

Influential gardeners have paid their respects to world-famous rose breeder Peter Beales, who died on 26 January aged 76, following a long illness. Peter, chairman of Peter Beales Roses of…

Join Kris in starting summer bedding plants from seed on windowsills  Small scale sowing for windowsill growing Fill small pots,trays or modular cell trays with sieved seed and cutting compost,…