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
Nearly 10 years on from the death of the great Christopher Lloyd, the garden he created at Great Dixter in Sussex has retained all its joy, exuberance and subversiveness
Bindweed grows prodigiously fast, twining around the stems of anything within reach
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?
The Romans prized peonies for their medical properties and the Victorians for their stunning colours and variety
Macho monster-marrow growers are missing out says our gardening correspondent
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...
Our horticultural expert thinks not - and offers a definitive guide to getting the best from your crop
But carefully used, variegated plants are winners, says our gardening correspondent
Our gardening correspondent reveals the best snowdrop spectaculars this month, from Hodsock Priory to Chippenham Park...
Every year, round about now, our gardening correspondent goes round the garden making sure that everything that needs air space has got it
Holly is one of the UK's native evergreens and still commands great respect in the countryside, says Anna Pavord
The history of how the herbal, or plant encyclopaedia, came into being is a surprisingly rich one, says Anna Pavord