Create your own bespoke plant labels from common household items
February 6, 2017 - A growing number of gardeners are seeking natural and organic alternatives to chemicals.
Give yourself a boost with this tasty Blueberry and Spinach Smoothie.
As autumn arrives it's time to harvest your cooking apples. If you're not sure what to do with them all, why not try your hand at this old favourite.
Earlier this year, the BBC ran a poll to find out the nation’s best loved bird. More than 200,000 people took part and asked to vote on their favourite bird.
Did you know that finches can feel empathy, robins are territorial and bullfinches are shy?
If you’ve been watching the reality show First Dates, you’ll see there’s a lot us humans still have to learn about the intricate arts of the dating scene.
Try out our fun bird-related games and activities for children by clicking on the pictures below.
It’s a great time to get ahead in the garden, chitting potatoes, sowing vegetables and flowers like Sweet Peas.
The gardening season is nearly here! Start sowing veg, cutting the lawn and combating weeds.
By April, the days have started lengthening and the weather is getting a lot warmer.
With summer quickly approaching and flowers and plants coming into bloom, May is a busy time of year for gardeners!
The garden is now blooming and the longest day of the year is fast approaching.
July is generally one of the hotter months of the year, so keeping plants well watered is key.
August is a time to sit back and enjoy your hard labours in the garden over the past season.
Although autumn unmistakably arrives this month, the huge availability of tender perennials means we can all ensure our gardens remain colourful for a few more weeks.
It's getting colder, which signals an autumn tidy and remembering to care for our feathered friends
January is a great time for staying indoors and planning your garden for the year ahead
Just the thing to serve when the nights get cold and dark!
A great addition to any Christmas dinner or Sunday roast!
Mix up one of these beauties in the kitchen, then sit back and relax in the garden. Go on, you've earnt it!!
December 5, 2016 - Gfts any gardener would love to unwrap on Christmas Day.
A really simple, yet indulgent dessert, perfect for making the most of this season’s strawberries!
November 8, 2016 - The humble houseplant is having a bit of a resurgence at the moment.
Get juicy tender steaks, cutlets and ribs by marinating with this excellent home-made barbecue sauce.
September 20, 2016 - Ease yourself into autumn with our Sep/Oct gardening guide!
Enjoy a ligher version of the classic burger by wrapping it in homegrown lettuce leaves instead of bread
July 20, 2016 - Hints and tips to keep your garden looking fresh while you're on holiday.
May 25, 2016 - A quick 3-point checklist to get your garden BBQ-ready in under a week!
Nothing says British springtime has arrived like the taste of home-grown asparagus.
Make the most of the British asparagus season by creating these little bundles of joy
May 18, 2016 - No colour in your garden? Don't despair...there's still an easy way to get bright, blooming beds, borders and containers.
April 27, 2016 - Despite the less than perfect weather, there’s still plenty you can do in your garden this weekend.
This can be made with any rhubarb, but is best with bright pink forced rhubarb, straight from the garden!
April 22, 2016 - With RHS Chelsea fast approaching we're getting excited about the latest flowers.
The weather is now getting a lot colder and there's less daylight hours, meaning less to do.
April 4, 2016 - Advice for those wanting to take a natural approach to gardening.
Digging, clearing up after storms and caring for garden birds is just the respite needed to deal with the traumas of Christmas shopping!
A great remedy for a festive-induced hangover!
March 24, 2016 - Dust off your gardening gloves and wipe down your tools, the UK and Ireland’s gardening season has officially begun!
March 9, 2016 - Because how else are you going to eat fresh, organic vine tomatoes throughout the late summer months for less than a fiver?
Brew up a batch of this tasty soup and feel really smug, fit and healthy for the rest of the day!
February 9, 2016 - With Valentine's Day almost upon us, it's time to embrace romance and what better place to start than in the garden!
Unless you have a very large family, it can be very easy to let a glut of tomatoes go to waste.
February 3, 2016 - Get ahead of the crowd by getting your essential fruit and veg seeds sown in plenty of time to germinate and thrive.
Who can resist a fluffy baked potato filled with lashings of cream cheese and a sprinkle of chives?
January 14, 2016 - I can't wait to get started on some new plants for 2016!
A simple tasty treat that is much better for you than anything you could buy in the shop!
December 18, 2015 - It's at this time of year when our gardening moves seamlessly from the outdoors to the indoors.
December 4, 2015 - Christmas traditions for gardeners....how many can you tick off the list?
November 27, 2015 - Give your garden birds some cake this winter to keep them warm!
November 13, 2015 - Autumn and winter is a great time to nourish the soil for the following year.
November 2, 2015 - Gardening is easier, faster and more enjoyable if you have the right equipment.
October 15, 2015 - A nugget that offers the very best nutrition possible, for garden birds!
October 7, 2015 - Autumn is a great time to make corrections to your lawn after the summer foot traffic, heat and sun
September 25, 2015 - The one thing that most gardeners hate most about their hobby is weeding!
September 18, 2015 - One of the major joys of gardening for me is to watch the wildlife as it comes and goes.
September 4, 2015 - Without mulching, a garden remains just a place for some plants, however with mulching, it becomes a paradise!
August 24, 2015 - Go in any garden centre and there will be one thing that becomes obvious to you straight away. It’s bulb-planting season.
August 21, 2015 - There are two important things, I have found, when it comes to pest control. Vigilance and Resolva Bug Killer...
August 4, 2015 - Ease your watering burden to keep hanging basket and containers thriving this August!
July 27, 2015 - Here is my run-down of what I’ll be sowing in the greenhouse over the next two or three weeks.
July 21, 2015 - With a drier than average spring and summer, ants are having a booming time both indoors and outdoors.
July 13, 2015 - We Brits do like a nice lawn. To get the best-looking one on the street, concentrate on thickness.
June 22, 2015 - I have always loved roses, always grown roses, and always looked after my roses to the point of near obsession!
June 15, 2015 - No, it's not too late to start sowing - June is an excellent time to sow a whole host of flowers and crops.
June 8, 2015 - My favourite new gadget of the season is the Resolva Powerpump!
May 26, 2015 - Few of us are aware of what does on behind the scenes at Wimbledon to keep the court in tip-top condition.
May 18, 2015 - Fewer and fewer of us these days have the time to worry about such pernickety things as counting the days between feeds.
April 28, 2015 - Do you remember seeing your granddad on his allotment, shoveling bucket-loads of horse manure into his runner bean trenches?
April 23, 2015 - The slug and snail population is really prolific at the moment. A couple of wet years has caused an explosion in numbers!
April 18, 2015 - When it comes to potting up patio containers I want simplicity and convenience from my compost.
April 16, 2015 - I love a good lawn. My background is with the velvety swards of London’s Royal Parks.
April 2, 2015 - It’s not rocket science, as they say, to know that a weed is a bad thing in the garden.
March 25, 2015 - A warm dry summer followed by the normal winter bashing means our need some much-needed TLC.
March 19, 2015 - There are three main plant nutrients, and each is essential for the development of a certain part of a plant.
March 3, 2015- Gardeners are just entering the busiest months of the year, and the greenhouse is at the heart of this frenzy of activity. Make sure you are stocked up on compost needed at this time of year.
February 1, 2015 - Sniffing the first sweet pea of the year is one of gardening’s great pleasures, and it really lifts the spirits. Nearly all annual sweet peas offer a fabulous fragrance, but some are stronger than others.
January 20, 2015 - Fireside planning involves sitting down with a notebook, a seed catalogue, a few good gardening books and a gardening magazine or two.
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