Sarah Jeeves

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How to sow and grow tomatoes

In her second '90-second gardener' video, Sarah Raven shows how to get this year's tomato crop started from seed<p>1. <b>Tomatoes</b> are one of the first vegetables to sow in the early spring. They are slow to grow and will take over four months from sowing to fruiting. That’s why you need to get going early.<p>…

How to Create a Vertical Garden : Around the Garden

Gardens: how to grow your own cut flowers

Flowers make us feel better. They are the first thing we think of buying for special events or to cheer someone up; they brighten up a room and in many cases fill it with scent, too. But something has happened to the flowers we buy. Like so much in modern life, they have become big business: large …

Grow your own cut flower patch - in pictures

You only need a small space to grow your own cut flowers. Louise Curley's recipe for a small bed shows you how. Click here for more advice on preparing your soil for planting.

Blue flower with needle leaves

Vegetable Garden Planning for Beginners

If you're a <b>beginner vegetable gardener</b>, here are basics on vegetable garden planning: site selection, plot size, which vegetables to grow, and other …

Tips on gardening in a changing climate

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Why do urban areas attract only certain types of bird?

Birds with smaller brains might have trouble adapting to towns or cities, a new study suggests<p>For many of us, watching the birds that come to visit is one of the chief pleasures of gardening. But we tend to take it for granted that we see some breeds in our gardens, but not others. For example, we …

Field Guide: Alyssum

Alyssum, <i>Lobularia maritima</i>: “Flower Carpet”<p>Don’t be fooled by sweet alyssum’s dainty appearance. While this petite flower–often found in cottage …

Gardening

What’s wrong with my succulent?

Succulents: easy to grow is not the same thing as fail-safe.<p>Succulents are easier to grow than most, but like all plants, they have their problems, …

I blame the ancients for today's gardening mumbo jumbo

As the old habit of placing ‘crocks’ in patio pots to protect plants is revealed to be harmful, Val Bourne reflects on a long tradition of gardening myth<p>Just like my grandmother, I’m a mad and fanatical gardener. More than 60 years ago, she opened up a new world to me, when we gardened together …

DIY Floral Arrangement: Magnolias and More, with Emily Thompson

When it comes to creating seasonal arrangements, New York City floral designer Emily Thompson knows a thing or two. As a member of her team, I have …

Gardening calendar: pick tulips and start slug control

This week's top gardening tasks, from top-dressing your agapanthus to greenhouse watering<p><b>1 Top-dress pots of agapanthus</b><p><b>Agapanthus</b> benefit from top-dressing to give a boost to flowering. Scrape off the top inch or two of compost and replace with fresh, mixed with some slow-release, pelleted …

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