Chelsea Flower Show is always about lavish displays, fantasy and drama, but if you ignore the noise above and focus in on the quieter details of the gardens, there’s often…

Best buy 19/20 Small 1m Veg Trug £109.99 Tel. 01206 230025 for stockist finder www.vegtrug.com BUILD 5 Made from sustainably grown fir. Four lengths available, our small size was 2ft…

With the large amount of rain we have had over the past few weeks, my comfrey plant has put on large leafy growth; enabling me to start making my own…

Light up shady spots with these summer favourites Begonias require free draining conditions. Line your chosen container with an inch or so of gravel, broken crocks or grit, for good…

AG’s resident veg expert Charles Dowding has mentioned on several occasions the importance of gradually potting on plants raised from seed. From germination until ready to plant outside, this could…

Now you’re garden and the environment can reap the rewards of that relaxing cup of coffee you had at the garden centre. Notcutts Garden Centres have teamed up with Greencup…

This year my annual purple sprouting broccoli has cropped very well, fully stripped of their florets I dug up the plants up to make way for my summer cauliflowers and…

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…

Product review: potato planters Consumer editor Julia Heaton finds out which reuseable potato planters are the most user-friendly Best buy 18/20 Three potato patio planters  £12.99 (p&p £4.50) Haxnicks from…

Although the wind and rain has battered my garden its not all been doom and gloom. The blossom on my apple stepovers is looking beautiful, I just need a few hours…