Bulb markers There can be few things more annoying than digging down in preparation for planting a summer-flowering bulb, only to unearth one that you planted earlier.  One solution is…

Royal roses are set to put on a bloomin’ brilliant display for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Renowned grower David Austin roses has unveiled Rosa ‘Royal Jubilee,’ its patriotic new bloom…

AG gardening editor Kris Collins, shows you how to get your flower garden underway   Fill cell trays with sieved seed and cutting compost. Don’t compact the compost by pressing…

Even though the weather has prevented me finishing my winter digging in borders, I did manage to venture into the greenhouse last weekend. Trying to stay busy I decided to…

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AG garden editor, Kris Collins, is dusting off the heated propagator to gets his favourite summer crops underway Fill cells with seed and cuttings compost. I sieve mine first, to…

Forget hunting down the local council grit bin – now making the garden path safe is a whole lot easier. You can have your very own on hand in the…

I’m in my garden whenever I can manage it, but I have to admit that even I struggled to get out there this week. There was no snow, but the…

Following last week’s cold snap, I was all braced to be shovelling snow from around the car to get to work this morning, but Murphy’s Law (or should that be…

A distinct lack of space for a good-sized pond in your garden doesn’t mean you have to give up on the idea. Now there’s the Pondable – a versatile garden…