Bright tulips in a garden
Gardening

How and when to plant bulbs for spring

We share our top tips on when and how to plant bulbs – including why November is the best time plant tulips.

Gareth Griffin and his giant onion
Gardening

Onion soup anyone? The secrets of how to grow giant veg

As a huge onion puts giant vegetables in the spotlight, we asked the growing community to tell us their secrets.

Katie Rushworth, Gordon Bennett, Alan Titchmarsh and Danny Clarke sitting in garden
Gardening

Love Your Garden’s Katie Rushworth shares her three top plant picks for a shady garden

Love Your Garden expert Katie Rushworth revealed three of her favourite plants for a shady spot during one of the team’s latest makeovers.

Sowing the lawn in the spring. A female hand in a glove holds the seeds of lawn grass over a cardboard box, against a background of green grass.
Gardening

When is the best time to repair your lawn – autumn or spring?

When’s the best time to repair your lawn? We examine a Gardeners’ World tip for reseeding in September and explain why we prefer to patch things up in springtime.

Digging the soil with a spade
Gardening

I’ve been a professional gardener for 30 years – here’s why I no longer dig my soil 

For the last decade I’ve been practising the technique of ‘no-dig’ gardening. And I've seen the benefits. These are the reasons why I do it.

man wearing a hat and gloves picking blackberries
Gardening

Food for free: how to properly forage for blackberries

Learn how to pick blackberries in the wild, with expert foraging tips on leaving enough food behind for wildlife and staying safe outside.

Man and woman standing in front of a house holding a plant and boxes, with more belongings in boxes by the front door
Gardening

Moving house? How packing up your garden could cause legal issues

Want to know how to take plants with you when you move house? We’ve spoken to legal experts who have revealed a huge mistake people make, and how to avoid it.

A beautiful small Acer tree with red leaves growing in a garden during late May.
Gardening

These are the 10 best trees for small gardens

If you thought you didn’t have space in your garden for a tree, think again! Our best trees for small gardens offer character and colour.

A garden design with shade-tolerant plants growing along borders and under a tree
Gardening

8 shade-tolerant plants that prove there’s no need to be scared of the dark 

Expert garden designers reveal the best shade-tolerant plants that will add interest, texture and colour to the darker spots on your property.

Plums ripening on a tree
Gardening

When and how to prune plum trees

Late summer is the perfect time to tend to fruit trees. Here’s exactly when and how to prune plum trees.