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…

BEST BUY 8 MAY

Consumer editor Julia Heaton finds out which lawn and border edgers are best for maintaining clean straight lines as well as the more curvaceous designs BEST BUY IS FOREST BORDER…

best buy sprayer 17 april

Consumer editor, Julia Heaton looks at garden sprayers which allow you to mix exactly the volume of chemicals you need to target weeds and diseases RYOBI ONE OCS-1840 and BCP1817/2SM…