28 February 2015 12:00 AM
While the globe is all drama and delight, the Jerusalem is neither an artichoke, nor from Jerusalem. Go figure, says our gardening expert
21 February 2015 12:00 AM
14 February 2015 12:00 AM
Our gardening correspondent reveals the best snowdrop spectaculars this month, from Hodsock Priory to Chippenham Park...
Anna Pavord: 'Stool down hazel, cut back mahonia, and make sure you've got plenty of pyracantha to brighten up February'
07 February 2015 12:00 AM
Every year, round about now, our gardening correspondent goes round the garden making sure that everything that needs air space has got it
31 January 2015 12:00 AM
Holly is one of the UK's native evergreens and still commands great respect in the countryside, says Anna Pavord
24 January 2015 12:00 AM
The history of how the herbal, or plant encyclopaedia, came into being is a surprisingly rich one, says Anna Pavord
17 January 2015 12:00 AM
Our recent spate of long, frost-free autumns has suited asters' pattern of growth, says our gardening expert
10 January 2015 12:00 AM
Our intrepid gardener Anna Pavord travels to a remote plateau on the borders of Sikkim and West Bengal
03 January 2015 12:00 AM
Our gardening correspondent has been thinking of ways that she could cut down on the work that needs to be done
Quizzed out? Let Anna Pavord fascinate you with foliage facts - and inspire your efforts in the soil during 2015
27 December 2014 12:00 AM
Our horticultural expert helps to fill the short interval before the next pub quiz with a quiverful of facts, loosely attached to gardens
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
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