Homes & Interiors/Gardens

  • 7 February 2015

    Every vegetable gardener has a clutch of trusty favourites to sow, but it would be tedious to restrict yourself to just that.

  • 6 February 2015

    I've heard of some strange gardening practices over the years, but some of the tips offered in a medieval gardening book which is said to have inspired Henry VIII's lost Great Garden at Whitehall Palace take the biscuit.

  • 1 February 2015

    THIS one-bedroomed, modern house in the Glasgow suburb of Newton Mearns is very different from the home I grew up in: a 10-bedroomed Georgian manse with a massive garden and lots of Victorian furniture.

  • 31 January 2015

    IT'S got stiff competition, but I reckon asparagus must be the tastiest plant you can grow.

  • 30 January 2015

    Roses are still the number one flower to give your loved one for Valentine's Day, but you can extend their glory in your own garden throughout the summer months.

  • 24 January 2015

    As I explained last week, raised beds have many advantages, but growing success depends on the soil and compost you use.

  • 22 January 2015

    NAOMI Slade has always had a soft spot for snowdrops.

  • 17 January 2015

    If you'd like to start growing your own, try making or buying raised beds.

  • 15 January 2015

    The weather is going to be the telling factor in garden design trends this year, thanks to several years of excessively wet weather and flooding.