Keep bedding and border displays weed free this season with top tips from AG gardening editor Kris Collins Aim to dig out weeds growing in border soils unless you’re faced…

Keep patios, paths and drive weed free with top tips from AG gardening editor Kris Collins Allow weeds to mature in the joins between patio slabs or block paving and…

Stay chemical free with regular soil cultivation, says AG gardening editor Kris Collins Regular hoeing or cultivation of garden soils is the best way to prevent weeds taking hold. Scratch…

When it comes to planting potatoes, the old saying goes, “Get your earlies in late and your lates in early”. Just as well considering the weather we’ve been experiencing this…

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 –…

  Kris shows how to start off crops of basil   Fill a pot with a good quality soil-based seed compost. Tamp down the surface. Lightly sprinkle a few seeds…

Usually we grow climbers up a wall or trellis, but how about trying to thread them through shrubs? It can make for a stunning partnership, says Graham Rice  Many shrubs…

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.…

Michelle shows you how to pot on seedlings for strong plants to set outside in summer Water the seedlings and allow to drain. Fill a module tray or small pots…