Pelargonium seeds can be sown now. Discover six stunning varieties...

Six of the best pelargoniums to grow
Sowing seeds early? Boost your success rate with these handy tips...

Tips for sowing seeds early
Short of time but want to grow your own veg? Here are four easy-care crops to try: [ Link ]

Four easy-care vegetables to grow
Want to start a vegetable patch this year? Here’s how: [ Link ]

How to start a new vegetable patch
Discover 10 seeds you can sow in January, including flowers, veg and culinary herbs...

10 seeds to sow in January
Pruning a newly-planted shrub is known as formative pruning, as it directs its future shape. Here’s how to do it.

How to formatively prune a deciduous shrub
Now's the time to sow sweet peas. In this feature, we recommend 10 beautiful and fragrant varieties.

10 beautiful sweet peas to grow
Save money by growing your own bird food. Discover seven planting ideas.

How to grow your own bird food
In this video, David Hurrion shows you how to prune a spring-flowering shrub, to help control size and promote flowering.

How to prune spring-flowering shrubs
One of the best ways to recycle kitchen waste is to create a wormery. Find out how to make your own: [ Link ]

How to set up a wormery
Start strawberries under cover in January, and you’ll be rewarded with an early crop from May. Here’s how:

How to grow early strawberries
Discover 10 seeds you can sow in January, including flowers, veg and culinary herbs: [ Link ]

10 seeds to sow in January
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Dry, sandy soil needn’t be a problem if you choose your plants wisely. Here are six suggestions: [ Link ]

Six plants for light and stony soil
Watch Monty’s advice on planting a bare-root tree, including tips on planting depth, staking and mulching...

Monty Don: How to plant a bare-root tree
Create your own home-made cloche, with the help of our simple guide: [ Link ]

How to make a cloche for seeds
Digging your soil, and incorporating organic matter, helps to improve its quality. Get to work this winter: [ Link ]

How to dig beds in winter
Rooting houseplant cuttings in water is a free and effective way of propagating your plants. Follow our guide: [ Link ]

How to take cuttings from houseplants
In this video, Alan Titchmarsh explains how to choose the right secateurs, with advice on the various types available...

Alan Titchmarsh: How to choose secateurs
Create this container display of sundews, pitchers and flytraps in five easy steps...

Step-by-step: Carnivorous plant pot display