Gardening Magazine


  • Salvia Involucrata ‘Bethellii’

    Salvia Involucrata ‘Bethellii’

    I always feel a bit gloomy as summer stumbles into autumn. I got a whiff of a lone sweet pea the other day and it really confused my senses. Read more

    The 31 October 2013 by   Outofmyshed
  • Plant of the Week: Ligustrum Obtusifolium

    Plant Week: Ligustrum Obtusifolium

    Ligustrum obtusifolium (21/09/2013, Kew Gardens, London)Position: Full sun and partial shadeFlowering period: Late springSoil: Well drained soilEventual... Read more

    The 23 October 2013 by   Davis Landscape Architecture
  • Great Dixter Nursery

    Great Dixter Nursery

    There’s something immensely satisfying about visiting an iconic garden like Great Dixter and then being able to go to the nursery to buy some of the plants... Read more

    The 05 October 2013 by   Danielcarruthers
  • Flowering Lithops

    Flowering Lithops

    It was only as I was damping down one of the greenhousesthat I noticed the flowers.For most of the year, my lithops sit in their pots like little pebble plants... Read more

    The 08 October 2013 by   David Marsden
  • Farwell Winnie

    Farwell Winnie

    Winnie – the black chicken on the rightThis week I bring sad news from Cluckingham Palace. Winnie, our oldest chicken is no more…We re-homed Winnie a good few... Read more

    The 27 October 2013 by   Chooksandroots
  • Growing Winter Greens

    Growing Winter Greens

    I took advantage of dreary weather earlier this week and sowed some seed.Two varieties of spinach (‘Regiment’ and ‘Noble Giant’), cilantro, mache, and chervil.I... Read more

    The 16 October 2013 by   Missinghenrymitchell
  • Nigella's Secret Admirer

    Nigella's Secret Admirer

    I've been patiently waiting for months for this day to arrive, when our love-in-a-mist (Nigella) plants, sown from seed last autumn, finally burst into spring... Read more

    The 17 October 2013 by   Gardenamateur
  • Book Review – Once Upon a Flock

    Book Review Once Upon Flock

    I was kindly asked by Kew Publicity to review Once Upon a Flock by acclaimed illustrator and author Lauren Scheuer, I was especially excited to receive this boo... Read more

    The 03 October 2013 by   The Garden Smallholder
  • Christmas Bulbs: Keeping Them in the Dark

    Christmas Bulbs: Keeping Them Dark

    I have imprisoned things in the dark dankness of my cellar today. Not something I did lightly. Indeed, in order to achieve my objective I had to move the ironin... Read more

    The 10 October 2013 by   Tuckshopgardener
  • It’s Nearly Time to Go Undercover

    It’s Nearly Time Undercover

    The citrus trees have had a wonderful summer out of doors, but I’m keeping an eye on the forecast and will soon bring them into the kitchen conservatory for... Read more

    The 27 October 2013 by   Danielcarruthers


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