Thursday, January 17, 2019

PLACES TO VISIT, HORTICULTURAL SHOWS, COOL GARDENS

RHS gardens January and February events

Walk away the winter cobwebs January events 5–20 January: Rob Munday Art Exhibition, RHS Garden Wisley The Little Black Gallery brings holographic artist Rob Munday’s hyper-realistic photo...

FEATURED PLANTS AND FLOWER SEEDS

GARDENING NEWS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS

ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, COMMENT

Starling in the apple tree

Big Garden Birdwatch 2019 – sign up now

World's biggest wildlife survey, January 26-28 Now in its 40th year, the world's biggest wildlife survey will take place next month but you need to...
Poinsettias in the wild, Mexico

How to care for Poinsettias

World Poinsettia Day, December 12 More than six million Poinsettias are sold every year in the UK, most to die a slow, horrible death, mostly...

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Best multi-branching sunflowers

Size isn't everything - go for multiple flowerers In late summer, you reap the rewards of growing sunflowers, with the traditional huge yellow heads nodding...

Amaryllis disease: red blotch

Red streaks and patches are bad news for bulbs - caused by fungus “What pretty leaf variegation!” This was my first thought when my five...

Portable greenhouse for small gardens

Waltons' 12 shelf design has a year's guarantee I'm always on the lookout for products that are suitable for small gardens, are keenly priced and...

FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

Year of the Carrot 2019

Best carrots for pots, beginners and good health It’s sure to get the thumbs up from Bugs Bunny… 2019 has been designated the Year of...

Growing super hot chillies

Get sowing in heat in January I'm no lover of hot chillies but my stepson Ali must have no tastebuds left. He is obsessed and...

GARDENING JOBS FOR THE WEEK, MY GARDEN (LEARN FROM MY MISTAKES), GARDENING TECHNIQUES

RECIPES AND DEALING WITH GLUTS