Gardeners should consider the environmental impact of every aspect of their hobby, from mowing the lawn to watering the garden. So says the RHS which has released Gardening Matter: Urban…

Peat is not in short supply and its extraction need not harm the environment if carefully managed, claims a shock report. The International Peat Society (IPS) in Finland, says there…

Emilie Griffin prunes apple and pear trees in anticipation of a good crop next year When pruning apple and pear trees, you need to make sure they are dormant –…

ON a well-used path, AG gardening editor Kris Collins restores a rusty drain cover back to black   Here’s How: Step 1 Use a stiff wire brush to remove loose…

Prepare for growing in the dull days of winter with artificial lighting, says AG gardening editor Kris Collins Rather than just sit back and hanker for the spring sowing season…

Soap fans will be able to grow roses that are right up their street next year. Three patio roses will be launched to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ITV1’s hit…

Peat-based composts are set to make a big comeback, in a move branded “irresponsible” and “shocking” by campaigners. Suppliers are gearing up to launch a host of peat-based brands after…

There are five essential greenhouse tasks to carry out in summer to ensure your plants stay healthy, explains Emilie Griffin Ventilation Night temperatures  have risen in recent weeks and it’s surprising…

BBQ Tower

Is the BBQ Tower easy to set up and what makes it stand out from the rest? Consumer editor, Julia Heaton, finds out in the first of a three part…