1. Which ornamental grasses are right for my garden?

    Ornamental grasses, why are they the swaying stars of the autumn border

    Every season brings its own garden wonders and, apart from the awe-inspiring colour of leaves, ornamental grasses are the stars of early autumn. Grass seed heads and flower heads look beautiful for months. They are more durable than most flowers and certainly delight the senses for a longer period of time than the beautiful show of autumn foliage. But did you realise that there are several different categories of ornamental grasses? Each grows into a form that is distinctly different from others. Some are more suitable for gardens than others, especially small spaces.

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  2. 12 ways to plug the summer flowering gap

    Why is your garden bare, dry and jaded? Here's some tips to perk up your plot in July and August

    As much as gardeners tend to love summer (because they can spend all those luscious daylight hours outdoors), the time is approaching when garden beauty starts to dwindle.  Many spaces begin to look barren, with dry soils and parched plants without much in the way of colour. What can you do this month to perk up your plot? Read more
  3. Why you should love having a small garden

    Gardening in small spaces brings huge pleasure

    A small space isn't the gardening disadvantage that you might think! There are so many people who are put off from buying properties with tiny gardens or courtyards. Let's face it, most average modern houses  are set in small plots. But even the most enthusiastic of gardeners can gain great benefits compared to those with big gardens. So why should a small garden NOT curb your affection for a home? Read more
  4. Five tasks for the autumn garden. Love your lawn!

    What to do with the lawn now autumn is here

    With the season of mellow mists and fruitfulness upon us, it’s just about the end of the lawn-care year. And while some people will be heaving a sign of relief, secure in the knowledge that they can put the mower to bed for the winter, others will relish the last chance to make sure everything is ship-shape on the green grass carpet. So how exactly should you treat your lawn in October? Read more