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
20 December 2014 12:00 AM
Anna Pavord reveals how to turn twigs and greenery into eye-catching displays
13 December 2014 12:00 AM
As winter bites, our gardening correspondent's fantasies centre round a leafy, scented, luxurious conservatory that she could escape to
Anna Pavord's pick of festive gardening reads: From Digging with the Duchess to Where Do Camels Belong?
06 December 2014 12:00 AM
Our gardening correspondent's list features something for everyone - even the non-green-fingered
15 November 2014 12:00 AM
Anna Pavord: "There are plenty of jobs to do in the garden this month - but the most pressing is to plant those tulip bulbs"
01 November 2014 12:00 AM
Lord Mayor's Day in London is the traditional date for planting tulips, which are best put in the ground later than other spring bulbs, such as daffodils and crocus. This year, Lord Mayor's Day falls on 8 November, so you've a week to sort out your tulips, if you've not already done it.
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