Make a high tea for a special friend, or bake a cake for a birthday, Geoff Stonebanks shares two of his most popular open garden day recipes
Step away from the news and social media and go outdoors. Your garden, local park or balcony can be your personal sanctuary. Simply stop, take a deep breath and inhale the wonders of nature.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show is not the centre of the universe, but usually for one week a year it becomes the pinnacle of all that is great in gardening and horticulture. This year the show is online, but here’s a taster of some of the highs from previous RHS Chelsea Flower Shows
Flower shows are great places to glean ideas and inspiration for our own gardens. You might not have the budget of a Chelsea Flower Show Garden to spend on your plot, but that doesn’t stop you stealing a few concepts from the shows. Why not spend your (potential) ticket and travel money on some plants and projects for your own garden and create your own take on the Chelsea spectacular at home?
Sometimes global issues can make us feel helpless but we can all make changes to our daily routines which multiply up to significant results, says Debi Holland
Looking like lilies on steroids, tree lilies produce towering stems that are capable of carrying up to 30, dinner plate sized blooms in summer. Apart from their dramatic good looks, the flowers possess an intoxicating scent that makes spending time outside a true sensory experience.
By feeding their plants with Flower Power, the Gardening Guys unwittingly set the standard way above the bar locally
Primroses are an elegant early spring flower, creating a splash of colour on the banks, meadows and at the edge […]
Award winning garden designer Geoff Stonebanks reveals his most asked visitor question and explains why, for him, Flower Power has become indispensable.
Susan and Keith Wells were gifted Flower Power by a grateful neighbour, now they use it in their garden and call it their Magic Potion
Geoff Stonebanks is an instant gardener, because he wants the area he is creating or changing to look like the image he has in his head, instantly
Don’t confuse your common or garden buttercups with these gorgeous Persian buttercups, says Jean Vernon