Timeless English gardens are always changing, says author Tim Richardson. Entitling a book The New English Garden (my latest) was always going to be somewhat controversial. But I stand by the premise all
This week sees the start of Seed Gathering Season, a month-long festival organised by the Tree Council. One good way to test a plant's hardiness to British conditions is to have it live here for 800 years.
Fill a cottage garden border Leave bare soil in your borders and you may as well put up a sign saying, "Weeds welcome." The best ground cover plants are the ones that never overreach their boundaries if
The prettiest rambler is the manageable 'Paul's Himalayan Musk'. Once a tree is mature, it's possible to allow a climber or twiner to ramble through the branches without doing too much damage. Some rambling
London’s Square Mile is now in full bloom thanks to roof gardens, says Lindsay Swan. High above London’s teeming streets, once unloved concrete spaces are being transformed into bountiful fruit, vegetable
There are countless great causes out there, but there is one in particular that has touched my heart, for personal reasons: Roses for Autism. As the father of a teenage son with autism, I worry a great
We, like most parents, want what is best for our child and have become strong advocates for our son. Our desired outcome is to help Andrey develop to his full potential despite his challenges. The drama