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How To Gardening Guides

Our useful 'How To' guides cover a wide range of topics to bring you specialist advice on growing flowers, fruits and vegetables.

Ever wondered how to plant garlic, when to harvest potatoes, or how to prune a Clematis?

Read about sowing, planting, pruning, harvesting and much more. Our ‘How To’ garden guides give detailed advice for growing many of your favourite garden plants. We also have a range of How To videos to accompany our guides and help you in the garden.

If you are an amateur gardener why not take a look at our gardening tips for beginners? You'll find loads of gardening hints and tips designed specifically for the beginner gardener. We've even stripped out all the jargon to make things even simpler!

Flower How To Guides

Flower How To Guides

From spring bulbs to billowing border perennials; flowering shrubs to towering climbers - there is a flowering plant for every taste and preference. Browse our Flower ‘How To’ guides to learn how to grow some of your favourite flower plants.

Vegetable How To Guides

Vegetable How To Guides

You don’t need an allotment to grow your favourite vegetables. Many vegetable plants can be grown on the patio or even in a window box! If you are wondering how to control blight or which is the hottest Chilli pepper then our easy Vegetable ‘How To’ guides are here to help you.

Fruit How To Guides

Fruit How To Guides

Enjoy the fruits of your garden labour and learn how to grow your own strawberries. If you’ve plenty of space then you might prefer to plant some fruit trees. Whatever fruits you grow, our helpful Fruit ‘How To’ guides will help you get the best from your fruiting plants.

General How To Guides

General How To Guides

Our General ‘How To' guides are full of fascinating information on a wide range of subjects. Browse our articles for advice on improving your soil, encouraging wildlife or even breeding your own plants. We’ve something to suit every garden interest!

Other Gardening Guides

Browse our gardening guides section for detailed growing advice, gardening hints and tips,
and plenty of horticultural help from Thompson & Morgan’s experts.


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