A completely new garden can take a couple of years to settle in so try to salvage something from an old one to help keep the character in your outdoor space...
From making the most of your allotment to building a fruit cage, here are the tomes to get your plot in tip-top condition
The south London sky garden is made for entertaining, with Mediterranean planting, weatherproof sofas and a carpet of lawn.
Living in a cramped flat? Fill up on colour by stuffing old filing drawers or even biscuit tins with plants and perching them on the tiniest of tables.
Garden designer Declan Buckley says tackle both a garden and house extension together for best results...
Chilies can be so hot that they make people's ears ring, but that hasn't put off chili farmer Gerald Fowler from devoting his life to the plants
Plant roses, rosemary, lilies and lavender for a heavenly scented garden that will show up even the largest bouquet of hot-house Valentine's Day roses.
From softest peach to deepest wine, plant these garden showgirls now to dazzle all summer...
Cold weather-loving climbers and shrubs will bring the garden to life during the winter months and shelter wildlife.
Spring is not a moment in the garden but a sequence, a gentle unfurling of plant life that grows fuller by the day at a tempo that is almost out of sync with human perception.
Forget grand bouquets - floral style is best done naturally. Just follow Mulberry, Anthropologie and Jo Malone floral stylist Willow Crossley's top tips...
Summer can be a frustrating time for gardeners, but autumn brings with it new opportunities to grow exciting combinations for tasty salads. The key to a successful crop is timing
It’s 300 years since the birth of Capability Brown, the man who invented the classic English country garden. We take a wander around some of his most famous works
Shop ’til you drop — then relax with yoga or a botanical cocktail amid herbs, veg and flowers in John Lewis’s new rooftop garden.
Our pick of the best adaptable furniture that makes a stylish design statement inside, while being robust enough to survive outside all year long...
Charlie Dimmock returns to the small screen and home-video disasters get an airing