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  • Mothering Sunday, say it with plants

    06-Mar-2018 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    In Britain, Mothering Sunday was always a day in the year when people would travel home for family gatherings, bearing gifts for their Mothers. 

    Our wish to acknowledge Mothers doesn't diminish with the generations, so here's our Mother's Day gift list, packed with plants available online from our floral exhibitors.

  • Year of the Dog in your canine-friendly garden

    19-Feb-2018 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    Dogs and gardens - you might think they're a bit of a clash, but think again!

    We're here to help, as we celebrate Chinese Year of The Dog, with top tips for keeping your garden canine-friendly, great gift ideas for dog lovers and practical products that no discerning dog owner should be without.

  • A Garden Lover’s Diary – February ❤️

    09-Feb-2018 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    With the imminent start of Lent, our thoughts turn to what excesses we can cut back on. But when it comes to my garden, it’s quite the opposite – I need to give up giving up! 

    From Hellebore 'The Lenten Rose' and Winter Cabbage growing tips, to Pancake Day recipes and Valentine's Day gift ideas, we've got February covered!

  • Valentine's Day great gift ideas for gardeners

    08-Feb-2018 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    If you'd like to give the gardener in your life a Valentine's Day gift packed with a bit more thought this year, this is the gift list for you! We’ve curated a gift list made up of bestselling items from exhibitors confirmed to be at the 2018 Show.

    Read on for the ultimate list for the hands on gardener this Valentine's Day...

  • Lemon Pancake Gateau recipe

    06-Feb-2018 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    Don't let the pancakes take all the credit on Pancake Day - grow your own lemons and let the often-overlooked partner take centre stage for once!

    We've got, especially for you, top growing tips for citrus plants from our resident expert Matt Biggs and paired them with Michel Roux Jr's mouthwatering Lemon Pancake Gâteau recipe.

  • Garden Lover's Diary - January

    26-Jan-2018 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    I wouldn’t say I’m a follower of fashion, but when it comes to trends in the garden I’ve got my ear to the ground! 2018 presents some clear trends – all stemming from the fact that our outside space is precious and is coming at an ever increasing premium.

    More than ever, this year we’re going to be making the most of what ever space we’ve got.

  • Garden and gardening trends for 2018

    19-Jan-2018 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    January is an exciting time - some of the first bulbs are starting to push through the hard earth and there's an optimism in the air. It's also the time to look forward to what the Great British gardeners will be focusing on this year. 

    So, read on for our thoughts from BBC Gardeners' World Live HQ, on the gardening trends for 2018!

  • Garden Lover's Diary - December

    18-Dec-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    In winter, our gardens take on a new dimension. Whilst colours are muted and textures are diminished, it serves only to enhance what is left – what better time to reflect and take pleasure from the little things that make our gardens beautiful.

    Read on for our Christmas Gift List, Festive favourites, Winter garden tips and Joe Wicks' Spiced Brussels recipe!

  • Christmas gift ideas for gardeners

    08-Dec-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    If you’re wondering how to bring a smile to the face of the gardener in your life this Christmas, look no further. We’ve compiled a gift list made up of bestselling products from exhibitors confirmed for the 2018 Show.

    So, if you’re still looking for that perfect Christmas gift, there’s no time like the present to be ordering your presents!

  • Plant varieties packed with festive sparkle

    01-Dec-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    With a touch of frost and a drift of snow appearing like a blanket over the country, my attention turns to the plants which symbolise the sparkle and magic of winter.

    From the enchanting beauty of Rose 'Festive Jewel' to the ever-popular Christmas Box there are a host of wonderfully named plants to spread festive cheer this season.

  • A Garden Lover’s Diary – November

    20-Nov-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live

    With the weather getting colder, I’ve retreated to the comforts of my garden shed for a bit of a sort-out and some R&R! Whilst in there, I’m gathering my thoughts for the coming year.

    And it’s not just my garden I’m planning for next year… when not in my shed I’m with the team, busy creating the show of all shows for 2018 – mark my words there’ll be no shortage of fresh inspiration coming your way!

  • Chargrilled broccoli, miso dressing, hazelnuts

    14-Nov-2017 by: BBC Gardeners' World Live & Rich Harris

    The veg patch can be looking rather sparse at this time of year, but there are a few top winter veg that will keep you flush in home-grown produce over the colder months, including broccoli.

    This recipe from Rich Harris, demonstrated live on stage at the BBC Good Food Show Summer 2017, gives a fantastic umami twist to the popular winter veggie.

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