No-mow May - what happens when you stop mowing? Which plants and wildlife appear that weren't there before? We stopped mowing an area of Essex grassland and the results are incredible...
Which plants will encourage the most wildlife to your garden? Our wildlife expert Dr Chris Gibson, reveals the naughty and nice of the plant world
It’s that wonderful time of year when the long, warm days of summer are spread out ahead of us and with the colour of garden flowers beginning to intensify.
Self seeders - integral to Beth's Gravel Garden design. The 21 drought-tolerant perennial, biennial and annuals which thrive in the drought tolerant conditions here in Essex.
Glorious May plant tapestries for your garden
With the worst of the weather (hopefully) out of the way and plants now waking up from their winter sleep, now is the perfect time to cut back all of last season’s spent plant material.
Some bees are emerging early this year and early nectar sources are so important for their survival: here are the plants we have observed them making a zoom for. Let's increase the buzz!