Don’t let summer heat stop you from planting out trees and shrubs, say Michelle Wheeler 1) When planting in grass, first strip off the turf, in a circle radiating out…

A study has claimed that Brits are ripping out timber decking and falling in love with lawns again – but timber experts say the survey is as rotten as old…

There are a few timely jobs to do if you want a good crop of citrus fruit this year, says Kris Pruning REMOVAL OF larger branches is best done in…

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…