I suspect geums are often considered dull because they're easy to grow, being hardy and largely self-reliant.
LIVING in a frost pocket, as I do, it's inevitable that each year I lose plants which are on the tender side, leaving gaps in my beds and borders which need to be filled.
The cabbage family is vital for every veg grower.
There's little privacy in a front garden so we spend as little time there as possible, simply parking the car before scurrying indoors.
So, you want to sell your house?
In a place full of history, Kate Mavor is exploring her own.
Although this is the busiest time of year for foodie gardeners, there's very little to harvest after such a cold spring.
It's so tempting, I know.
Standing at the top of a beautifully manicured 60ft man-made hill, I survey the landscape below with its sculptures, architectural structures and lakes.
Snails and slugs are horribly damaging and we should waste little energy admiring the evolution of the latter in casting off the shells enjoyed by their snail ancestors.