7 flowers to give that Royal Wedding look in your gardens

The Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle wowed the world with a front entrance bedecked in white flowers and leafy green foliage, as Meghan and her bridesmaids grasped the most beautiful flower bouquets in pure white. With such a high profile event, watched by 18 million Britons, there are bound…

Win an ‘Instant Garden’ with Mr Plant Geek

It’s Mr Plant Geek’s 2nd birthday today, and to celebrate the launch of my brand new SHOP, I’m hosting a competition with a prize of a whopping BUMPER PACK of 54 perennial plants from Suttons – in total worth over £100. All about this prize Win your very own ‘Instant Garden’, consisting of 54 x 9cm…

More photos from World Naked Gardening Day!

It’s been a scorcher over in Europe today, and thousands of gardeners have been slipping their clothes off amongst their greenery.. We just hope they were careful around any sharp objects.. Here’s another review of the very best shots! Have you tagged yours? One of the most popular Instagram tags today is #WNGD! Check out…

World Naked Gardening Day photo review

Today’s the day you can get closer to nature, it’s World Naked Gardening Day! It’s a really fun event, and there’s already plenty of green-fingered people taking part all around the world, here’s a review of the photos we’ve seen so far! Don’t forget to check out our tips first though, and our exclusive guide…

Nudity-friendly plants for World Naked Gardening Day

Celebrating World Naked Gardening Day on the first Saturday of May? You’ll want to know about these five nudity-friendly plants so that you can enjoy gardening in its most natural form, without worrying about stray pricks or stingers… World Naked Gardening Day: Be care-free with these nudity-friendly plants Stachys lanata Also known as Lambs Ears…

7 things to do on World Naked Gardening Day

World Naked Gardening Day is almost upon us, being the first Saturday of May each year. It’s a day for gardeners to celebrate gardening in the most natural form – that’s right, naked! Many enthusiastic gardeners take part in this day every year; just take a look at the best photos from this day last…

Your guide to visiting the world’s largest flower garden!

It’s great to have a bucket list, but how many on your list do you think you’ll be able to fulfil during your lifetime? Well, here’s one that’ll be super easy to tick off; a visit to the world’s largest flower garden, the enchanting and magical Keukenhof. What is the Keukenhof? A whopping 32 hectares,…

Weird and Wacky goes to BBC Gardener’s World Live!

Haven’t been to an event on The Weird and Wacky Plants Tour yet? What have you been doing?! I’ll forgive you if you join me at BBC Gardener’s World Live… This summer, I will be attending the world-renowned BBC Gardener’s World Live exhibition on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June. Based at the Birmingham NEC,…

Summer Show-Off Agapanthus ‘Twister’: Plant of the Month

I perhaps shouldn’t be highlighting this month’s plant to you, because it will create a few headaches around the industry..  Agapanthus ‘Twister’ ‘AMBIC001’  is such a gardener’s favourite that plant producers are finding it difficult to keep up with demand. So when you see it, if you want it, you need to SNAP IT UP. The fancy blooms,…

Beard vs Brawn: The Big Challenge

You’ve see me back on your QVC screens recently, and may have also spotted Tommy, the guy with the power tools. We could not be more different, The Plant Geek and The Tool Nerd. After chatting with Tommy off air, it soon became clear that I’ve got something that he wants, and he’s got (two…

10 green blooms for St Patrick’s Day!

Happy St Patrick’s Day! Ireland has had an association with the colour green since the 11th century, and it’s customary to wear a shamrock leaf, green clothing or green accessories on the famous festival day. But, I want to look at how can you celebrate with flowers! Here are 10 unique GREEN blooms! Gladioli ‘Green…

The Weird and Wacky Plants Tour comes to London!

London plant geeks will soon have the unique opportunity to learn about the biggest, smallest, unluckiest, oldest, hungriest, rudest, shiniest, laziest plants… Come along and join me at Chelsea Physic Garden on Friday 6th July and find out just how amazing plants can be! Join my celebration of Weird and Wacky Plants! Share my enthusiasm and…