The Sunday Gardener is home to the best independent advice on all aspects of gardening.
The August Calender has tips on what to do in the garden this month, and ideas for the veg plot.
Gardening ideas for Bank Holiday
When is a plant ready for potting on?
Drought Resistant Gardening
How to Start a Compost Bin
Starting a Culinary Herb Garden
This is Crocosmia Jacknapes a lovely red and yellow variety which is not as vigorous as some and a shorter variety. Crocosmia are easy to grow and provide later summer colour in the borders.
This is a lovely dainty Clematis with bell shaped flowers which will bloom from August right through into September. It is available on sale from Crocus follow this link
July has ended with a monsoon, and the forecast looks very wet. If your garden looks like this don't despair , it will dry out and provided it is short lived there should be no long lasting damage.
Companion planting in the kitchen garden can make it look so attractive and this is a great example. This is the lovely kitchen garden at York Gate Garden in Leeds, a gem of a garden and so worth a visit.
Easy to grow Spring and Summer flowering plants, advice as to the best climbing and scented plants.
Ideas for the Best Evergreen shrubs, Spring and Summer Flowering shrubs and fast growing shrubs.
Advice on plants to attract bees and butterflies into your garden. Check out the 10 Best wildlife friendly plants and shrubs.
How to grow your own veg, including growing from seed and the best veg for growing in containers
A month by month guide with advice and top tips what to do in the garden each month. Seasonal monthly advice in the Sunday Gardener's Newsletter.
An easy step-by-step guide with illustrations on how to build a pond, choosing a pond liner, and attracting wildlife to your pond.
Pages of gardening tips including how to get rid of slugs and snails, what does frost hardy mean, when to use the Chelsea Chop and much more.
Regular posts with gardening chat on the Sunday Gardener's award winning blog, including visitors questions.
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