Wildlife & The Environment
To ensure that they pose no unacceptable risk to human health, wildlife or the environment, most garden pesticides need to be approved for sale by the HSE.
To ensure you are using a registered product please look on the product for the approval number that starts with “MAPP xxxx” or check HSEs garden database for a list of products that are authorised for use on particular plants or areas in the garden.If you have an article of interest please contact us
Gardening In March
March is the start of spring – the main gardening season – and there are lots of things to get on with in the garden, to get it ready for a long, glorious summer. But keep an eye on the weather, as fr...
A guide to garden wildlife
As you spend more time working outside, it's not unusual to find yourself becoming more aware of just how full of wildlife your garden is.
February Gardening Jobs by The RHS
This month there are signs of the approaching spring, with bulbs appearing and wildlife waking up as light levels and temperatures increase.
Ponds are a lovely addition to any garden and can provide a rich habitat for a range of wildlife. However, without care ponds can soon become an eyesore with overgrown plants, weeds and water that is ...
How to overwinter Dahlias by Vitax Garden World
Some lift dahlia tubers and store them over winter, then replant the following spring. Others in milder areas leave them in the ground. So what is the best solution to ensure a repeat performance nex...
Help wildlife survive winter
Discover some of the most important ways you can support garden wildlife during the winter months. By BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Foliage plants: how to use green foliage plants in your garden
Designer Alasdair Cameron offers five tips on how to work with foliage and a green colour palette in the garden
Wild About Gardens
Wild About Gardens is a joint initiative by the RHS and The Wildlife Trusts to get more people growing for wildlife
How to plant a tree
Tony Kirkham, head of arboretum, gardens and horticulture services at Kew is responsible for the collection of 14,000 trees. Here he shares how to plant and care for trees