Make the most of wisteria

Tom Coward shares his tips for making the most of your wisteria; planting and pruning these tough but rewarding plants

2014 Diary: Sir Roy Strong talk

One date for your diary is May 2014, when Sir Roy Strong will give a talk about the creation of his garden in Herefordshire

Love blue flowers?

Buy four blue plants in the Country Life Nursery this week and turn your garden into a riot of new colour

Mahonia Soft Caress

The Country Life nursery is stocking one of the most talked-about plants for 2013. Announced as Plant of the Year at RHS Chelsea this week, mahonia soft caress is only…

Flowers in winter

So which flowers are blooming in January in the gardens of England?

Planting Christmas bulbs

If you haven't done them already, there's still time to get your hyacinth and narcissus paper white bulbs into their pots in a cool, dark room ready for Christmas and…

Start next year’s salvias now

Take cuttings of salvias now to propagate for planting in the spring is a fine way to put more colour into your garden, says Tom Coward from Gravetye Manor