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…

While visiting milder parts of the country or passing a sheltered inner city garden during February and March, you’ll occasionally come across a filigree-leaved tree covered in a haze of…

Product review – safety wellies Consumer editor, Julia Heaton, finds out which wellies offer the best security for feet Best buy 17/20 Dickies Safety Landmaster £57 www.dickiesworkwear.com www.dickiesstore.co.uk Build 4…

AG gardening editor, Kris Collins, shows how easy it can be to lay paving slabs in the lawn Step1) Dig out the area to be paved to allow 4in (10cm) of…

Spring bouncing forward The time has come to plant my potatoes in the ground. Yes it is rather early for some regions, but down here on the south coast, having…

I thought I’d give you a quick update on the budget topiary ball I planted up back in AG 29 Oct 2011. At the time, I wired together two wire…

As winter performers finish and before summer performers put on growth, it's time to get shrubs back in shape. Here is a list of common garden shrubs that should be…

The Nation’s lawns are under attack from a plague of moss, thanks to the mild winter. Unseasonable temperatures have created “perfect conditions for moss to thrive,” according to turf-care firm…

Fans of The Only Way is Essex will know the ‘Towie’ crew’s pre-holiday mantra ‘No carbs ‘til Marbs’. It’s something I wished I’d followed in the build up to my…

Potting up box Potting trays aren’t the only moveable workstations on the market. A more compact version, which scores high on portability and good looks, is this potting-up box made…