Get out and do some pruning, says Sue Whigham – but don’t be tricked into thinking the only way is up.

‘It’s the first day of March so beware with a hint of sweet spring in the air you might be tempted into thinking winter has ended only to be caught by Jack Frost, unaware’.

Pulmonaria

Snowdrops are always a welcome sight

Snowdrops are always a welcome sight

Primroses and wood anemones

Primroses and wood anemones

Pulmonaria in flower Above: A riot of early spring flowers

Pulmonaria in flower Above: A riot of early spring flowers

(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...