Gardening is one of the most popular hobbies among Brits. We have long advocated for the benefits gardens bring not only to our physical and mental wellbeing, but also our environment. BBC Big Dreams Small Spaces tells us about life after Monty, the trials and tribulations of getting a garden done in time, what they sourced locally and his tips for buyers of a new build.
Orchids might just well be the most gifted plant at house-warmings with the ability to fill the giftee with dread. We all know someone who had an orchid in bloom, time passed, the plant lost its flowers to never flower again. So, is it our fault? Or are orchids just a hard plant to keep? Click through to learn how to look after your orchid!
As the growing season comes to a close it is time to turn our attention to seed gathering. It's the best way to stock up on your favourite plants for nothing! Keep on reading to find out how to gather seeds effectively.
Weeds have existed for a very, very long time. And while, yes, this probably means that they will always come back to haunt us, it also means that human beings have lived with them for hundreds of years; to the extent that some weeds actually have a use. We have put together some beneficial weeds that have been used time and time again.
As soon as you make the decision to grow your own veg, you will most likely start receiving all sorts of advice from people who have trialled and tested countless techniques. What many people agree on is companion planting. Keep reading for some tips on how to get the most out of your crops.