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Gardens: take a seat

All that digging, mowing, weeding and pruning takes it out of you, doesn't it? You need a bench<p>Garden designer Mirabel Osler once asked, "What gardener worth his salt sits down?" But a bench isn't only somewhere to sit – it can be a focal point, a design statement or a place to store tools. A bench …

Gardening for free: making use of stone

Kim Stoddart, our thrifty enthusiast finds inspiration from an unexpected quarter<p>This may sound a bit odd coming from a gardening blogger, but I didn't jump with enthusiasm when I got a free invite to the Chelsea flower show last month. I can appreciate a colourful blossom and well-designed lawn as …

30 Gorgeous Spring Gardens

There's no sight more beautiful than flowers in bloom and lush greenery.<p>From sprawling paths to simple patios, find the best look for your backyard with these gorgeous garden designs.

What is garden design?

January is that awful time of year which demands a bit of introspection, a looking back at the past year's highs and lows.<p>Resolutions are a step too far for me, as I just can't keep them. So instead I stood the other day at the kitchen window contemplating the dead, jumbled mess that passes for my …

Gardens: fast-growing plants - in pictures

See garden designer Nick Turrell's pick of his favourite fast-growing plants. Read more about his selections here

Garden planning: how to plant combinations of flowers

It is a wonderful interlude when the season tips from summer into autumn, leaving behind the need to keep everything prim and proper. A well-planned garden will have plenty that is now at its best, for a host of plants have spent the summer preparing for just this moment: aster, black-eyed Susan …

Ten gardening apps now that spring is finally arriving

After what seems like relentless months of rain, it is at least attempting to be spring: the soil is warming, the buds swelling and the blossom starting to pop.<p>Whether you're an active gardener, like nosing over the fence at others' gardens, or just like imagining that one day that patch out the …

How to Use Epsom Salts for a Greener Garden : Gardening Tips & Advice

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