Gardening tips & tricks for all the family to enjoy.
Just a quick post to let you know that the June 2020 edition of the Gardeners' World magazine arrived in the post today. I've had lots of people ask what do you get if you subscribe to the magazine and how does it arrive etc, so I've recorded a short video below...
Transcript of the interview Monty did with Martha Kearney on BBC Radio 4 Today Programme on May 13th about the death of Nigel
With warmer weather on the horizon, Monty makes a start on getting some tender veg underway, recommends plants which thrive with very little water and gives tips on the spring maintenance of houseplants. With the increasing popularity of houseplants, Nick Bailey...
Each year we like to grow runner beans with the children as it's one of those fast-growing plants that keeps them interested, during May and June they can grow 5 to 10 cms a day so the children can practically see them growing. Growing your own fruit and veg is also a...
Gardeners’ World has a full hour of gardening this Easter weekend and Monty gets going with a new planting project, as well as giving plenty of tips on getting our lawns and plants into tip-top condition for the season ahead. And Monty has a surprise guest visiting...
In this edition of Gardners World, Monty Don turns his attention to the annual climbers he has been growing from seed as well as planting out sweet peas. He also gives his recommendations on perennial plants which can be grown from seed now for late summer colour. ...
2020 Childrens Runner Bean Experiment
Each year we grow runner beans from seed and carefully measure and record the results as a fun and educational family activity.
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The Rich Brothers, Love Your Plot. Fusing conceptual architectural design with the beauty of the natural landscape, twice Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal winners and stars of BBC’s Garden Rescue Harry and David Rich explain how you can transform your outdoor space into a beautiful Eden, no matter what plot you have. Click here to see on Amazon.
Adam Frost, BBC Gardeners’ World presenter and winner of multiple Chelsea Flower Show gold medals has written a great book on garden design.
Regardless of your experience or budget, with Adam’s help and know-how you can design your dream garden, whether it’s a small urban garden, a classic cottage garden, a suburban front garden, a low-maintenance space or a city roof terrace. His practical, no-nonsense approach strips away complex garden design concepts and focuses on your needs and preferred garden style to help you plan and build a garden that works for you. Click here to see it on Amazon.
Amazon best selling gardening book May 2020 – BBC Gardener’s World writer Ian Spence tell you month by month what to do when in your garden, and show you exactly how to do it too. This fully illustrated book takes you systematically through the year, each chapter looking in-depth at one month at a time. A handy “To Do” list, along with “Last Chance” reminders and “Get Ahead” tips, gives you an overview of the month’s tasks. Click here to see it on Amazon.