Plants to raise the winter spirits

When it’s cold and gloomy outside, let’s hear it for plants that flower in the depth of winter

Gone to print: space and colour in a textile designer’s cottage

Her home studio may have changed little in 40 years, but Pauline Caulfield is revisiting and reinventing her work

How to get the best harvest from seed potatoes

Our gardening expert on the case for chitting spuds before planting themIt is most likely too late...

Meet the ‘cleanfluencers’, the online gurus who like things nice and tidy

It may not be spring yet, but everybody’s cleaning. Or, at the very least, they are talking about it. It has only...

Planting English tulips in a Danish coastal garden

Although we mostly miss them in flower, we consider them a gift to the gardenA last-minute winter...

How to get your garden ready for March

Sow chillies now but otherwise it’s time to do some plotting and planningThank God January is almost...

Gardening tips: plant violets

Then cut back winter jasmine and visit Lanhydrock in Cornwall to see the magnoliasPlant this I would gladly...

A time of celebration and preparation in the allotment

There’s no planting yet this year, but there’s still much pleasure to be had in planningEpiphany 2019. The...

Going with the flow in a London flat

Uniting the rooms of a bad conversion doesn’t have to mean knocking down walls…Shortly after Kitty Jackson...

Three neglected herbs to enrich your kitchen garden

Plant lovage, hyssop and summer savory for both your patch and your table’s sakeAs a botanist obsessed...

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