As the Chelsea Flower Show opens today, Kashmira Gander finds that, from anti-capitalist allotments to community protests, gardening has never been a more political act
Our gardening expert Pattie Barron is on site as the finishing touches are being made to the gardens at this year's Chelsea Flower Show...
Chelsea In Bloom, Belgravia In Bloom, and Chelsea Fringe are already transforming the capital ahead of this year's Chelsea Flower Show - the greatest horticultural extravaganza of all. We take our pick the plant of the year contenders and show gardens to watch.
As summer swiftly approaches, the bright buds and lush greens blossoming in parks and gardens need not be delights solely enjoyed outside. If outdoor space is unavailable, crafty indoor gardening solutions can easily bring nature into our homes.
Starting with a roll of tracing paper, Bunny Guinness created a new garden in Hampstead that was exactly the low-maintenance entertaining space her clients wanted...
The essential guide to blitzing bindweed and doing for dandelions
Set sail to see the season's blooms in all their glory
'This is a key gardening time of year and you cannot just pause the garden while you play football'
Three hundred years after Lancelot "Capability" Brown's birth, his landscapes are as captivating as ever
If the mood now is instant, disposable, then in our gardens we should be planting slow, steady, sustaining things
One of the most vital things gardening can teach us is to think long term, says our gardening correspondent
Our gardening correspondent spotted a thick and healthy hedge on a walk from Holland Park to Notting Hill
Inventive urban gardeners are transforming dreary city spaces and concrete slabs into decorative metropolitan ecosystems.
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The unseasonably warm winter weather has thrown up some horticultural surprises
Every hidden corner has potential for fun - jazz up your garden using everyday objects.