Sue Whigham takes a stroll around her own garden to pick a few of her treasured plants.

We walked through one of The Woodland Trust’s small parcels of woodland early this morning for the usual dog walk only to hear the welcome sound of the cuckoo a few fields away for the seventh time in as many days. It’s probably the same male calling and what an evocative call he has.

Fungus on a chestnut stump

Fungus on a chestnut stump

Archangel

Archangel

Beesia calthifolia

Beesia calthifolia

Boxing Clever

Sue Whigham visits Benenden’s Balmoral Cottage, home to Charlotte and Donald Molesworth  I think I might have taken Charlotte too literally when she suggested an early meeting in her garden last Saturday morning. And I must say that my dogs...

Pick of the Crops

Jo Arnell explains why it’s not too late to get growing for autumn and winter harvests If you’ve been growing your own this year, then this month all that hard work could be about to pay off, although sometimes the...

Forever Colour

Give your garden’s hues true staying-power by selecting blooms that will provide a vibrant display all summer Where have all the flowers gone? It seems like only last week that the borders were full of colour, and now they’ve faded...