With the tree-planting season approaching, our gardening correspondent reveals what she would choose for an urban garden
Our gardening correspondent brings in a pot of fully-grown “Pink Capricorn” to sit on a windowsill in the house
Our gardening correspondent has been won over by gladiolus - not the monstrous showbench gladdys beloved of Edna Everage, but more garden-friendly types such as Gladiolus byzantinus
Between 1750 and 1850, scarcely any town of note in the north of England was without its tulip society
Once considered a relatively minor branch of the lily family, there are now dozens of stunning varieties of martagon
They have a character all of their own: relaxed, rolling and replete with narrative, says our gardening correspondent
The August garden is a frustrating place to be: plants are either sprouting crazily in every direction, or withering drably
Anna Pavord has been lucky to have inherited old bay trees in both the places she's lived in Dorset
Our gardening correspondent meets Georgie Newbery, owner of Common Farm Flowers
The crops that are the most worth growing at home are the ones that are expensive to buy, or those where the flavour of the home-grown produce is way beyond the level of anything you can buy in the shops
Pearson's monumental evocation of the rockery and trout stream at Chatsworth won Best in Show
In late 2011, our expert travelled to Kent to witness the laying of the first stones in a courtyard garden. So have the owner's dreams of a lush, verdant and tranquil space been realised?
Our gardening correspondent has planted Stipa gigantea three times
The Somerset nursery has picked up on a trendy demand for novelties such as oca, New Zealand yams, fruiting fuchsias and Vietnamese coriander
No garden? That’s no excuse for not putting on a show this spring says our gardening correspondent
The demise of an old barrel has given our horticultural expert an idea...