Our horticultural expert Sue Sanderson picks out some of her garden plant favourites in these inspirational Top 10 Guides. Whether you are a beginner looking for plant recommendations or a seasoned gardener in search of new ideas, our Top 10 plant guides have plenty of suggestions to keep your garden looking at its best.
Plug plants are a convenient and easy way to fill your garden with colour. With plug plants you receive strong, healthy young plants which are raring to grow.
Perennial flowers add colour and seasonal interest to the garden from April to November, often attracting bees and butterflies. Perennials are extremely versatile and return each year.
Summer bedding plants don’t all have to be petunias and marigolds! There are a huge range of annual bedding plants you can grow for colour, height and scent.
Winter bedding plants fill your garden with cheerful colour during the coldest months of the year. Plant them for a welcome splash of colour through winter and spring.
A vase of fresh flowers cut straight from the garden can instantly make a house feel more like a home. So it’s surprising that more people don’t try growing their own cut flowers.
During the depths of winter, evergreen shrubs give your garden a lift with their colourful foliage, flowers and berries. Evergreen plants are also the perfect foil for summer perennials.
After the long, dark winter months, the first flowers in spring are the most eagerly awaited.There are hardy spring plants to suit every area of the garden.
Early summer is a wonderful time. The weather is warm and the soil still moist - perfect growing conditions for many of our favourite hardy plants.
Growing your favourite crops in pots can turn even the smallest of spaces into a home allotment. Container gardening offers a world of opportunity in tiny town gardens and balconies.
If you are asking 'What vegetables can I grow in winter?' then take a look at our top ten winter growing vegetables for our favourites that will keep you out in the garden all year round!
Spring bulbs herald an end to dark winter days, bringing a welcome splash of colour to the garden when few other plants are in flower.
Burgeoning summer borders are dominated by a frenzy of colourful shrubs and perennials, but don’t forget that there are plenty of bulbs to grow in summer too.
As the garden begins to wind down for autumn there are still plenty of autumn flowering bulbs to fill the gaps left by fading perennials.
A greenhouse can completely revolutionise the way that you use your garden, opening up so many new opportunities.
If you have just had a greenhouse installed you are now in the exciting position of planning how you will make best use of the growing space.
Discover the secret to a hassle-free summer garden, by reading our list of our top 10 easy to grow garden plants.
Do you dream of harvesting your own home grown vegetables, but just don’t know where to start? Read our quick overview of our top 10 easy to grow vegetables.
You don’t need an orchard to grow your own fruit at home. Take a look at our top 10 list of easy to grow fruit and start growing your own today.
Winter is normally a quiet time in the garden but it won’t be long before spring arrives and you’ll be caught up in the frenzy of sowing, growing, and nurturing your garden as it comes to life.
Autumn is a busy time in the garden, clearing away the decaying vegetation of the summer and preparing the garden for the cold winter months ahead.
Greenhouse heating will protect your tender plants from becoming a frosted, soggy mush, and keep your young plants snug and warm until spring.
There are many ways to save water in the garden, which will help the environment and save you money! Read our tips for saving water.
Read our money saving tips to find out how to make your money go further in the garden, so you can enjoy the benefits of a beautiful garden without emptying your wallet!
Gardeners are hoarders - it’s a fact! Even the greatest gardens have a pile of odds and ends tucked beneath the potting bench, or round the back of the compost heap.