Best buy 20/20 Gardman Coir and Wire Boot Scraper £ 10.99 For stockists: Tel 01406 37222 Build 5 Robust, naturally coloured bristles on a galvanised wire frame. Features 5 Mat-like…

I’ve recently moved house and taken on a block paved front garden, without an inch of open soil. This is a no-no in my book and I’ll be looking to…

I took my daughter to nursery this morning to find that the stately cedar tree in their front garden has lost some huge limbs under the weight of the snow…

Dealing with hedge bindweed (Calystegia sepium)   Michelle tackles the most troublesome weed in her garden Hedge bindweed grows and scrambles over hedges, shrubs and trees at a very fast…

Michelle continues to identify weeds we have in our gardens Sun spurge: Latin name Euphorbia helioscopia L. Sun spurge is classified as an annual weed, and is common throughout the…

It’s time to start winter pruning your apple and pear trees for bumper crops this season, but how you tackle them will depend on how they produce their fruit. Do…

I love it when a plan comes together! I potted my store bought amaryllis bulbs in mid November (see the video here), hoping to have colourful blooms in time for…

Need an early-season sowing fix? If so, get pelargoniums on the go now, says Kris [1] Overfill pots or trays with a seed and cuttings compost. Gently tap the tray…

Throughout the next year Michelle will help with weed identification and the best way to get rid of them organically, and with the safe use of herbicides     When…

FLOWER POT CUPS You’ll need: -x3 3ft (1m) stakes (must fit snugly into flowerpot holes) -8oz (250g) lard and 7oz (200g) shredded suet -Rosehips / crab apples / berries/ raisins…