Decking the halls: colourful, indoor plants are the answer to living seasonal decorations.Here are three living Christmas decorations that, with minimal care, will last you for many new years to come.
Spider plants are the perfect choice for newbies and those with a bad track record when it comes to plants.Spider plants also send out shoots of baby spider plants called spiderettes.
Your guide to building an edible garden at home.If you want to design an edible garden but don’t know where to start, you’ve come to the right place.
Why get hanging plants?
Why get coffee grounds for your plants?This is all still completely new to me, so I'd love to hear your experience using coffee grounds?
Rebecca Lowrey Boyd
Got a room that's feeling a little tired or dated?You don't need to to splash out on new furniture or homewares for a fresh new look.
A female (left) and male cycad.Photograph: Courtesy of Ventnor Botanic Garden
An exotic plant has produced male and female cones outdoors in Britain for what is believed to be the first time in 60m years.
Strong brew: leave a barrel of nettles or comfrey to stew, then use as fertiliser.Photograph: Allan Jenkins
This week’s column is not for the fainthearted, or if you are super sensitive to smell.
Growing plants in an area fully exposed to the hot sun can be challenging unless you choose perennials that simply prefer the heat.Whether the climate is hot and dry or hot and rainy, these plants need just minimal attention and care within reason.
In a different glass: a succulent terrarium requires very little water, but a spray of cold chamomile tea keeps mould at bay.Photograph: Getty Images
It’s one of the most frequent gardening questions I’m asked: “How do you tackle mould growth in terrariums?
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In this episode, we’re going to have a chat about which native plants to choose for flower colour through winter.And we’ll also set you straight on compost making – it’s not hard to do and you make your own plant food for free!
Riveting: a frog among the delicate flowers of Ranunculus aquatilis.Photograph: Alamy
Water features are the garden design element with the single most transformative effect (after plants, of course).