For a cool, sophisticated look choose white and silver plants and embellish them with silver decorations and bright lights. This display will look classy for many months and the cineraria…

1) Composting Autumn leaves are great for composting especially tree leaves. Tree leaves are rich in trace minerals as they have drawn in nutrients from the subsoil gained from the…

Our Amateur Gardening expert shows you how to deal with waterlogged lawns, to improve your turf and set it up for either summer or winter. This job is best carried out…

This is a great alternative to traditional Christmas decorations. Use up surplus apple harvests or buy a few bags from the supermarket. Take a walk and see what berries you…

Grape pruning is a vital job in winter, the vines need a hard prune to encourage heavy cropping. However the way you grow them will determine how you prune them, we…

We have put two unlikely planting partners together on the veg patch this weekend. And I wonder if anyone else is growing onions along side roses in their garden?! Unfortunately we haven’t…

No matter what time of year, a well-tended topiary shape is guaranteed to catch your attention. Usually created using evergreen plants, these shapes take centre stage during the winter months,…

 You’ll need a packet of coriander seeds – available from all good garden centres, some multipurpose compost, and a few small 3in (7cm) pots. Fill the pots to the top…

CUT all of the bean stems at ground level, as well as any ties attaching the stems to the canes. LIFT the wigwam out of the soil and lay it…