Geraniums – think outside the (window) box!

Want to know more about the Geraniums at the Door exhibition happening this month? Then read on! The UK’s love affair with Geraniums Every year UK gardeners plant an estimated 40 million geraniums. This ubiquitous bedding plant is hotter than ever. Traditionally, it’s always been THE plant of choice for urban and country window boxes…

What will Meghan Markle’s wedding bouquet look like?

With the royal wedding taking place tomorrow, many people have been speculating what kind of flower arrangements we’ll be seeing. Meghan’s bridal bouquet is a particular source of excitement, as previous royal wedding bouquets have vastly differed from bride to bride. With this in mind, I take a look at previous royal wedding bouquet arrangements,…

Bob Gabella, Villa Park, Illinois: a many-seasoned garden

Bob Gabella‘s garden is situated in Villa Park, Illinois. Having spent the bulk of his life in the Horticulture industry, and having nurtured his interest in plants from a young age, Bob has honed his self-dubbed ‘haven from the world’ in spite of the hugely varying seasonal weather.  His garden is 0.5 acres in size,…

9 reasons why your outdoor space needs a water feature

Are you all set for summer in your garden this year? I’m sure you’ve got all your plants potted on, your hanging baskets filled, your lawn trimmed and looking sharp, but how about that finishing touch..? Well, I wonder if you’ve ever considered a water feature? Here are 9 reasons why I think a water…

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…

Jennifer Christie, Atlanta, Georgia: A heavenly habitat

Today’s Backyards of the World feature comes all the way from the US. Jennifer Christie’s garden is a haven for local wildlife, thanks to her dedication to creating a harmonious environment away from the hustle and bustle. Consisting of solid clay and resting on granite, Jennifer’s garden is 1.25 acres in size. 1. Please tell…

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…

How your garden can add value to your property

Wondering if small changes to your garden can increase your property value? Read this article by Terra Verde. As a British expat currently residing in Dubai, I am getting completely engrossed by the culture, atmosphere and climate of this fascinating part of the world. Adjusting to the Dubai lifestyle I notice there are plenty of…