Snowdrops expert Matt Bishop picks his favourite blooms to add a touch of winter glamour to your garden While some snowdrops sell for silly prices (the record is currently £725 for a single bulb), Matt
This week's gardening tasks, from caring for wallflowers to a spot of weeding Slim pickings The gardening calendar has gone out of the window thanks to the weather, but here are a few useful chores: Cut
Our gardening agony aunt answers your queries. This week: box in containers, renovating a spinea and dealing with slippery decking Pat (no surname supplied) realises she must do something to her tired-looking
People who would like a glass house should ask themselves 10 questions about conservatories before they begin, says Ann-Marie Powell Traditionally, a conservatory was a building attached to a house as
The leaves of my agapanthus are yellowish and some look dead – help! My agapanthus look horrible. The leaves are yellowish and some of them seem dead. Can I dig up the plants, then divide and replant?
I have just been out into the wet to look over the pruning in the studio garden. The spring-flowering clematis already have their buds visible, reminding me that I need to make way for a blackbird that
With no signs of the wet weather relenting, try to capture and reuse run-off in an eye-catching, creative rain garden A few years ago, desert gardens were in vogue as we prepared for blistering hot summers;
Green flowers, the ones that you have to get down on hands and knees to look at, have always attracted me. I don't know if it's their understated simplicity or the fact that I just like things as nature
Our gardening expert answers readers' questions. This week: invasive moss, showing off hellebores and climbing plants Climber for a north-facing garage Gillian Marshall-Lee from Devon is moving house The
Which hellebore should you grow where? This expert guide cuts through the confusion with 12 top picks Every garden has hellebores, every garden centre has hellebores, and in late winter almost every magazine
This week's gardening tasks, from deadheading hydrangeas to caring for clematis Watch out for ground elder Ground elder is coming up, but it is far too soon to treat this persistent bane of gardeners'
I love March. It brings the same level of excitement as a Thursday evening. You're through the worst bit and tantalisingly close to the good times. But anticipation can lead to impatience and mistakes.