There is something magical about watching birds feed in your own garden. But it’s not just about putting out bird food. What we grow in our gardens can be a vital lifeline too. As winter approaches there is much we can do to help wildlife get through the cold bleak months.
Feeding the birds can add a wonderful dimension to your garden. These delightful creatures will feed, bathe, dance and roost in your trees and shrubs filling your world with their beauty, grace and antics
Award winning garden designer Geoff Stonebanks shares his tips for growing perennials, shrubs and specimen plants in pots
Brigit Strawbridge Howard captivates, informs and inspires in her entrancing new book Dancing with Bees
Some plants offer additional benefits when grown in close proximity with others. Jean Vernon explores
What’s red in tooth and paw? Vicki Cooke unearths and explores the myth and magic of mulberries
Debi Holland chooses Five Autumn Bulbs for Spring Colour
Tamsin Westhorpe reminds us why September is a month to savour and celebrate. Late flowering perennials and seasonal fruit take her fancy.
When a plant fertiliser helps you keep winning gardening competitions, it’s time to share the secret
Have you got a glut of greenhouse cucumbers or even courgettes? Try this recipe and transform your harvest into a sweet, tangy, delicious pickle
Geoff Stonebanks uses summer flowering bulbs to augment his garden containers with great effect
Vicki Cooke explores and unravels the beautiful flat flowerheads of the carrot or umbellifer family