Electric tiller There are times when a garden fork just won’t do for preparing a brand new border. But if you don’t feel your patch warrants the cost of a…

I’m so glad I took the opportunity to snap some pics of the tree blossom in my garden before the wet weather set in. What a difference a week of…

I’ve just taken delivery of some tree lily bulbs from T&M. The company is running a competition to see which member of the media can grow the best plants this…

Dove cote and stand Romantic and classically elegant, a dove cote is definitely worth a splurge and this two-storey dove cote bird table and stand makes a great investment. Made…

I have a lovely fan trained camellia, planted up in a in a large terracotta pot filled with ericaceous compost. It’s underplanted with tulips and should, at this time of…

I blogged not so long ago about how my transplanted fruiting cherry tree looked liked it had survived the move. Well, last weekend, the first buds started to open, another…

Slug Bell For a colourful approach to fending off slugs and snails take a look at the pretty Slug Bell. Apart from veg plots and borders it’s small enough to…

Over late winter my amaryllis plants flowered very well, and I decided to pollinate the flowers by brushing them with a small paintbrush. I succeeded with two plants and over…

Light your way through the garden with this money saving idea, from AG garden writer, Michelle wheeler 1) Place something inside the can so the metal does not bend. Here…

This week’s sunshine has really brought about a quick change to the garden, and dormant beds are suddenly bursting forth with shoots. The first of course are the early performers…