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Make sure your greenhouse ventilation is constantly regulated during hot summer months, whether you're at home or not, by installing an automatic vent opener. Readily available, they're quick and easy to install, so heat-stressed plants will be a thing of the past.GreenhouseAutom...
Learn how to build a raised bed by following Monty and Chris's step-by-step video demonstration, with information on the benefits of for those with heavy soil or poor drainage.all-year-roundMore garden DIY projectsMore on building raised beds
and roost in your garden. If you're lucky, they may even give birth and raise their young there, so make sure you site it in a sheltered spot.Plank of rough-sawn untreated wood 120cm x 20cm x 2cm19cm x 4cm long nails and hammer1 x metal eyelet with a 1cm
Making a bird box couldn't be simpler and is one of the best ways of attracting birds into your garden. This project uses a single piece of wood, costing just a couple of pounds, cut into six sections. Make sure you site your nesting box high up
Monty Don shows you how to lay a long-lasting decked pathway using sustainable materials.all year roundMore DIY ideas for your gardenHow to lay a slab pathway.How to construct a wooden planter.How to make a pebble mosaic path.How to build a raised
Follow Monty's step-by-step video guide to laying an alpine garden path and making alpine beds using membrane and gravel.spring - autumnMore advice on growing alpinesWatch Monty Don make an alpine sandboxPlant alpines in a pot with Rachel de Thame
'll reward you through their tireless efforts to hunt and eat your garden pests during spring and summer.Once you've created your nest box, why not follow our advice on installing a nest box camera, which will give you a fascinating insight into the lives
Watch Monty Don planting up a sandbox for displaying alpine plants, in our step-by-step video project - with tips for keeping plants cool, and retaining moisture.springMore advice on growing alpinesMaking an alpine pathPlanting alpines in a potMaking an alpine container displayCr...
Carol Klein and Joe Swift demonstrate how to create a raised bed at Berryfields, using local stone and alpine planting, with tips on compost mixes and plant suggestions.springMore advice on growing alpinesVideo advice on planting alpines in a potWatch our video guide to making an...
Monty Don explains how to attract bats to roost in your garden by adding a number of bat boxes around the garden. He demonstrates how to build your own boxes and where to locate them for the best chance of success.all-year-roundAttracting wildlife