RHS Photographer of the Year 2011 – winners announced

[slidepress gallery='rhs-photographer-of-the-year-2011'] Stephen Webb, from Woking, has taken the prestigious title of RHS Photographer of the Year 2011 and a cheque for £1,000 after capturing an image of a carpet of crocuses in the early evening light. Chris Young, competition judge and … [Read more...]



Some new perennials

The frenzy of seed sowing and dividing herbaceous perennials is upon us and the Gardening for Health borders have just undergone a five year revamp. Many of the perennials such as Hemerocallis, and geraniums had grown into very large clumps, so the division of the roots yielded quite a number of … [Read more...]



Plant of the month – Snowdrop

The Snowdrop braves the cold weather of late winter, pushing dainty white flowers through the earth to herald the onset of spring. Gently nodding white bells often tinged with green, are displayed above clumps of blue green sword like foliage in Late winter.  Growing to about 10cm in height, they … [Read more...]



Make Spring Gardening Easier

As gloomy winter days give way to the watery sunlight of spring, the temperature may still be cool but daylight hours are lengthening and the garden is certainly starting to show new signs of life. Early spring can be a hard physical time for the gardener and apart from the usual seed sowing … [Read more...]



Plant for Life Challenge

PlantforLife challenges Britain’s gardeners to help save four butterfly species on the verge of extinction PlantforLife and The Butterfly Conservation are teaming up to try and save four of Britain’s butterfly species by launching a public awareness campaign providing simple gardening advice to … [Read more...]



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