I’ve been visiting many gardens this summer and getting lots of use out of my 2 for 1 Gardens card from BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine.
What a fantastic way to get ideas, experiencing a diverse range of great, established, gardens packed with colour, texture, combinations, techniques and design.
If you’re looking for inspiration, browse our stunning photo galleries from the Show this year….and start planning your next garden project!
Our lawns are scorched, our soil is baked and our summer is hot, hot, hot!
As the heatwave continues it’s time to consider water usage and ensure we don’t waste a drop – aim for the base of plants without wasting water on the foliage; use water retaining gel in hanging baskets and containers; be selective about what is watered; reuse household grey water in the garden and be sure to have your water butt ready for when the rain makes it’s welcome return!
It's a tough summer for our lawns. Many have endured months of what seemed like endless rain, even snow, and now they are having to cope with no rain and baking temperatures.
So, what can be done to help our lawns during another stressful time? The lawncare experts at GreenThumb, sponsors of the Problem Solved feature at BBC Gardeners' World Live 2018, are here to help....
Our all new Blooming Interiors Stage at BBC Gardeners' World Live left us wanting more, more, more!
So we'd like to welcome back Jane Perrone, this time as guest editor of this blog all about getting the most up-to-date look in houseplants.
We came, we saw, we conquered the tricky spots in our gardens and took home a Show load of garden inspiration…and plants too!
The Platinum Award winning Made in Birmingham Garden scooped the coveted title of Best In Show.
Save the date; as next year's BBC Gardeners’ World Live takes place 13 – 16 June 2019.
A day out at BBC Gardeners' World Live is wall-to-wall with garden inspiration. With so much on offer, we know you won't want to waste a minute.
So here are our top tips for making the most of your day out.
On Friday 9 March 2018, Monty Don launched the all-new Every Space Counts competition on BBC Two's Gardeners' World. Since then, the team have been on the look out for the most exciting and creative small gardens, no more than 6x6m.
The five finalists have now been announced, read on for a recap of the inspirational small spaces showing how Every Space Counts....
Michael Perry (Mr Plant Geek) will be bringing the exclusive Houseplant Edition of his Weird and Wacky Plant Project to BBC Gardeners' World Live, so we've asked for a little insight into some of the expert tips that he'll be sharing at the show in June.
The Wyevale Garden Centres Solutions Garden at BBC Gardeners' World Live 2018 has reached its destination, with the accolade of being awarded Platinum!
The Show Garden is a testimony to how perceived garden challenges can, with the right plants, the right design and the right materials, be a wonder to behold.
The Tesco Every Little Helps Garden is an inspirational space for visitors to explore at BBC Gardeners' World Live.
The Tesco team will demonstrate tantalising recipes for Juices and Nasturtium Chimichurri using ingredients grown in the garden. Get the recipes here!
Wyevale Garden Centres are creating a Solutions Garden at BBC Gardeners' World Live 2018 that sets out to solve such difficulties in a thoroughly practical, easy to understand and elegant way.
As the garden starts it's journey to become a reality, we catch up with the award-winning designer Professor David Stevens for a behind-the-scenes glimpse on how it's going.
Gardens are places for entertainment and enjoyment, so it’s fitting to have a line-up of foot-tapping music from Warner Leisure Hotels to enjoy as you stroll through the Show Gardens.
Read on for bandstand highlights and the inside scoop on what our gardening experts listen to when pottering in the garden.