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…

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…