Gardening

Whether you love smelling sweetly scented lilacs and freesias in the warmer months or prefer to see bright red berries growing on your holly bush during the winter, it’s almost…

There is plenty to do in your garden in October – follow our expert tips and advice to make a gardening to-do list. Read our guide now…

Growing lavender: if you dry your crop you're beautifully smelling plants will last for ages and look delightful  © iStock

I’m sure that when the Romans packed sprigs of lavender (their favourite deodorant) into their toiletry bags before they crossed stormy seas to invade Britain, they wouldn’t have imagined that,…

Sorbus aucuparia asplenifolia tree growing tips

There’s a perfect tree for every kind of garden. Gledista triacanthus ‘Sunburst’ Deciduous Soil type: Moist but well-drained soil This exotic-looking honey locust tree is virtually thornless. The young leaves…

Cut out crossing branches to keep plants healthy and encourage growth ©iStock

Cultivating soil is fundamental to good gardening. It improves the soil’s structure as reducing compaction increases aeration, so that more air gets to plant roots and drainage is enhanced. How…

Astilbe x arendsii 'Red Sentinel' is a perfect plant partner for Euphorbia griffithii 'Fireglow'© Alamy

Create maximum impact in your borders and plant together these matches made in heaven, says Adrienne Wild For success in your planting schemes, fortune favours the brave. The most experienced gardeners…

July is the time to enjoy your garden! But, there is still plenty to get done in your garden in July - read our tips and advice on what to…

Climbing plants have never looked so good – and the sky’s the limit with Adrienne Wild’s top tips   When there’s little or no room left in the ground, it’s time…

Summer is just around the corner and now it's time to get your garden in ship-shape! Find out what to do in your garden in June, here...

Cottage garden path lined by summer borders © Alamy

Make shrubs the backbone of your borders for lasting good looks, says Adrienne Wild   Fall For A Philadelphus If you can only afford the space for one large shrub in…

Rydal Mount - Wordsworth's historic home and gardens

England has a wealth of beautiful gardens to visit and explore, says Adrienne Wild   The Lost Gardens of Heligan On a sunny spring day, it’s hard to find a…

Raspberry Ruby Beauty ('Nr7') and Fuchsia 'Pink Fizz' made the Chelsea Flower Show 2015  Plant Of The Year Short List

The grounds of the Royal Hospital in London’s Chelsea have been transformed 
into a floral paradise We’re delighted to tell you two very special garden varieties from Woman’s Weekly’s Shop…

Tropical plants flourish at Logan © Alamy

Scottish gardens are a sight to behold in spring, says Adrienne Wild   Crathes Castle Set in over 500 acres of formal gardens, woodland and rolling countryside, this enchanting 16th-century…