The secrets of good garden design

When it comes to your garden, it’s not just the ‘gardening’ part that forms the look of your outdoor paradise. Garden design is important – so get your planning done early to make things a lot easier for you down the line. Lee Burkhill of Garden Ninja Ltd is an RHS Feel Good Gardens Competition…

What exactly do gardeners do in winter?

Winter gardening: think all activity is halted? Think again! Winter gardening isn’t just obsession – it allows us to sit pretty come spring. Arguing this point is Jack Wallington, an RHS qualified garden designer based in Clapham. His self-confessed ‘bordering on obsession’ love of garden design resulted in his South London garden being featured on the…

5 unusual christmas gifts for plant lovers

With plants having their moment right now, there are so many interesting and unique christmas gifts for the plant lover in your life! From a book called ‘Prick’ to sneakers made of algae, you’ll be amazed by this selection! Here’s my pick of the hottest Christmas gifts! Cactus Push Pins Dull drawing pins can stay…

How autumn became my favourite season of all!

My favourite choice of season used to somewhat predictable… as I’d wistfully recount sunny days, lazing on the beach, enjoying the warm temperatures. But, actually, autumn has slowly crept into my affections, and my skin rather enjoys the crisp, cool ambient temperatures, offset by warm sunbeams. There’s something about that really fresh air that clears the mind…