Big is Beautiful

Sue Whigham rejoices in the splendour of plants with outrageously large leaves It was serendipitous that we discovered that Blenheim was to be closed for two days recently, as we had to put our visit off and decide on a...

Portrait of a Garden – Great Dixter

Jo Arnell shares her impressions of a year at Great Dixter, one of the great gardens of England, inspired by a new tribute by esteemed photographer Julian Anderson Everchanging, always interesting, often breathtaking, Great Dixter is a fascinating place to...

Good Garden Bugs

Not all garden bugs are baddies – Jo Arnell advises how to keep the pests at bay, while nurturing the good guys.

Jobs to do in April

Jo Arnell offers helpful advice for those about to head out into their gardens

Ready, Steady…VEG!

The daffodils are up, but don’t starting planting your kitchen garden yet cautions Jo Arnell

Winter Sweet

Jo Arnell warms up the winter garden with fragranced seasonal blooms

Back To Our Roots

After a lengthly wait, Jo Arnell starts to unearth her soil-dwelling home grown veg in time for Christmas

A Touch Of Frost

Sue Whigham picks her favourite winter garden wonders that make beautiful festive decorations

Grow Your Own Hedge

Jo Arnell explains how to ensure you have pick of the crop at home...

Fall In Love

Sue Whigham admires autumn displays of glorious colour

Any Old Iron?

Jo Arnell turns salvage hunter to provide her garden with economical and beautiful focal points made from often-overlooked reclamation yard goodies

Lavender’s Blue

Sue Whigham takes a look at the fragrant world of Lavandula