Your Garden

You don’t need green fingers to create a beautiful garden full of gorgeous plants and tasty fruit and veg – just browse these features, tips and interviews to make the most of your outdoor space.

Early spring checklist

'He slimed me'

Vent greenhouses It doesn’t necessarily have to be warm for the temperature in a greenhouse to soar. Vent structures on sunny days to avoid extreme temperature fluctuations which can hamper the progress of young seedlings. Watch out for slugs As soon as warmer weather arrives and new shoots begin...

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Rejuvenating your garden


As spring approaches, The Moment magazine online's garden guru ANNE SMITH wonders how many people think that now would...

The best tools for the job

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Now that your garden is dormant until spring, it’s time to assess whether or not your tools are up...

Raise The Roof


Run out of space to grow? Then look skywards and turn roof surfaces into a living tapestry of colour...

Early Autumn Checklist


Get picking: From September onwards many tree fruits such as apples and pears come into their own. To test whether a...

Top 10 Climbers


Climbers are very welcome in a small garden. Plant them around the garden’s perimeter to obscure the boundaries or...

Bright Idea


Flower bulbs can turn a balcony or small garden into a little slice of paradise. The smaller the space,...

Small Garden – Big Ideas


If your garden is more bijoux box than rolling acres there’s plenty that can be done to make the...

Late Summer Checklist


Scarify lawns Bring tired lawns back up to scratch by scarifying. Use a spring-tine rake to remove debris such...

Summer Checklist

FOT picking beans

Dead head Bedding plants, annuals, perennials and roses will be in full bloom by now. To keep the blooms...

A warmer welcome


With festival season underway there's one destination that is sure to put you in a good mood. We head...

Hard Landscaping – Made Easy


Andrews Building Supplies and Rose Plant Hire – or at least the family-run building business from which both grew...

Summer bedding plants


No garden would be complete without a summer splash of colour courtesy of the many tender bedding plants available....

How To Plant A Growbag


Growbags are an essential piece of kit for your garden. Here is how to use them effectively

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