How to identify, treat & prevent plant diseases
Caring for your garden occasionally involves dealing with diseases that attack your plants.
How to kill weeds
Dealing with weeds is an important part of caring for your garden. If left unchecked, they can quickly overwhelm, disfigure or kill your plants – rapidly undoing all your hard work.
How to trim a hedge
Hedges are the most natural and wildlife-friendly way to define the shape and boundaries of your garden. They can also be used to make decorative statements in your outdoor space.
How to save water in the garden
Water is an essential element of any successful and healthy garden, though it isn't an infinite resource. And as such, we all try and do our best to conserve water and only use what we need.
How to make your own leafmould
Make the most of all those fallen leaves by making your own leafmould. Follow our guide for a fantastic and free way to make soil conditioner for your garden.
How to make compost
All flowers, plants and trees get the majority of the nutrients that keep them alive and in bloom from the soil in which they are planted, so starting a compost heap at home is a great way to produ...
How and what to prune in spring
During spring the warmer weather through March encourages plants into growth, so it's really important that by then all the old shoots have been removed.
How to care for roses
Roses are a staple of cottage gardens and formal gardens alike and their sweet-smelling blooms are loved by gardeners everywhere.
5 Autumn gardening tips
The leaves are a patchwork of golden and red, the sun is sitting lower in the sky, and the evenings are drawing in, Autumn has arrived.
How to get your garden winter ready
Wet, windy and cold weather can play havoc with our gardens, causing damage to plants and garden buildings as well as creating new hazards like ice and slippery surfaces.
Fertiliser buying guide
All flowers, plants and trees get most of the nutrients that keep them alive and in bloom from the soil you plant them in, but there are nutrients your plant won’t be able to get enough of to reall...
Compost buying guide
If you're looking to create a stunning garden with gorgeous flowers and thriving fruits, don’t just use the soil from your garden.
Irrigation buying guide
If you are looking for an efficient and flexible watering system for your garden, you should look at trying a drip irrigation system.