Sue Whigham marvels at these most ancient of plants, which were around before the dinosaurs and still have a lot to offer gardeners now.

You always learn something from being out in the garden and this morning I heard from someone who knows that one of the questions on a recent University Challenge was ‘What does pteridomania mean?’

Ferns were around before the dinosaurs

Ferns were around before the dinosaurs

There are many thousands of ferns to discover

There are many thousands of ferns to discover

(Instant) Climbers

Sue Whigham explores a need for speed...

A Changing Climate

Jennifer Stuart-Smith takes a look at how gardeners are having to adapt to extreme weather conditions. Whether you are a farmer, fisherman or gardener, there’s little point battling Mother Nature. She always has the upper hand. So, rather than railing...

A Courting Couple

The courtyard gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show this year were, as usual, incredibly popular with the public. Once the Show was in full swing it was hard to get near them to admire the sheer ingenuity, imagination and love...