The beauty of begonias lies in their versatility. They can be found in shrub beds or by themselves in containers. Here are ways to get the most from these pretty annuals.
If you know what flowers to grow, you can have a beautiful garden that provides you with cut flowers with very little time and effort. The plants on this list bloom from early summer to the first frost.
Once the warm weather hits young plants are ready to be set into their permanent places in the garden, once they have been hardened off. Here are some tips to keep them safe and grow as healthy as possible.
Rose varieties are divided up into classes. Here is a primer on classes of roses that can help you at the garden centre.
Few things have a flavour as pure and exquisite as fresh-picked berries, but it isn't always possible to eat all the berries as soon as they are picked, especially if the harvest is bountiful. After a successful berry picking excursion, these tips ca
If you want plenty of dazzling colour for very little money and effort, annuals are the plants for you. Here are three essential tips for making the most of your annual flowers.
Cheerfully bright and orange, the calendula is is a favourite of gardeners everywhere. It's easy to grow and maintain, and can even be used in cooking dishes.
With a heady, spicy aroma and a hardy nature, stock annuals are easy-to-grow plants. Fill your garden with them or gift them as cut flowers.
The gomphrena genus contains a wide variety of gorgeous blooms. Find the colour that's perfect for your garden and add the touch it's been missing.
If you find a little verbena plant to transplant into your garden, you'll be rewarded with a magnificent and colourful bloom
Chrysanthemums are unequaled for beautiful their late-summer and fall blooms. Follow these easy steps to properly grow your own flourishing chrysanthemums.
This care-free member of the mint family has many virtues. Here is the lowdown on this leafy delight.
Brachycome, or Swan River daisy, is a care-free annual that adds a cloud of soft colour to any garden. Here's some ways to grow better looking and healthier brachycome.
Spider flowers, or cleomes, are a favourite amongst gardeners for their beauty and easy care. Here are just a few reasons why you should include them in your garden.
Botanically speaking, mugo pine is a tree, but it is very successful when grown as a shrub. Its extreme hardiness exceeds that of even juniper, so it is among the few evergreens that will grow for gardeners in the coldest of climates. And, because of
Morning glory has been a favourite in summer gardens since the 1930s when the sky blue, trumpet-shaped flowers came hit the market. This early-flowering beauty opened the way for hybrids with eight-centimetre-wide (3.25-inch-wide) blossoms in a rainb
Some areas scream for that pop of colour and plenty of it; that's when butter daisies will serve you well. Exceptionally easy to grow, with phenomenally prolific blossom output, butter daisies always seem to be dappled with 2.5-centimetre-wide (inch-
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