Homes & Interiors/Gardens

  • 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.

  • 9 January 2015

    As the RSPB, bird-watchers and gardeners nationwide gear up for the charity's annual Big Garden Birdwatch, the organisation is warning that birds that have benefited from a mild autumn will begin to struggle as the weather changes.

  • 19 December 2014

    Make your garden a winter wonderland with plants which will not only survive the cold, but will look fantastic with a touch of frost or snow.

  • 13 December 2014

    Hot, spicy ginger is the perfect houseplant for winter.

  • 16 November 2014
  • 15 November 2014

    I have always been the sort of person who liked to build gang huts," says Peter McLaren.

  • 15 November 2014

    As you dispatch annual flowers and veg plants to the compost heap, you need to work out the best way to deal with the empty ground.