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Follow Joe Swift's video guide to planting, training and pruning passion flowers.summerMore about growing climbing plantsPlanting a clematis, with advice from Sarah RavenCreating a rustic trellisUsing plant supports
Find out how to add structure to borders with summer-flowering clematis, in Monty's video, which also includes advice on choosing plants, soil preparation, planting depth, feeding and watering.early summerMore on clematisFeature on late-flowering clematisHow to prevent clematis w...
Late-summer nectarAs some insects are still out foraging in late-summer, it's a good idea to provide food for them with nectar-rich, late-flowering plants.Plants for beesIn late-summer, many plants have finished flowering, but bees, butterflies and hoverflies are still on the win...
Feeling fruityI've hand-picked a few favourites that will certainly whet the appetite - they're all tried and tested for flavour and reliability.When it comes to fruit, I'm passionate about eating and growing as much as possible in its proper season. Gooseberry fool in June, summ...
Each blue or magenta flower of Ipomoea, the morning glory, lasts just one day, but it blooms reliably throughout the summer. The dense mat of heart-shaped leaves provide a perfect backdrop for the cheery flowers.How to grow annual climbers from
Clear away annual climbers, like sweet peas and morning glory, growing on obelisksPick seedheads and evergreen foliage and mix with fruit such as clementines or limes to make a fresh Christmas wreathMove tubs of shrubs or winter bedding to a
-like stamens and claret-tinted stems are complemented by golden creeping Jenny and dark verbena, in this handsome planting scheme.How to grow annual climbers from seedsow in February, pot on in April, plant out in Junesummeran hourCup and saucer vine, Cobaea
Sweet peas are the classic annual climber and look just as lovely in pots as they do in a border. 'Spencer Mix' has large flowers and long stems, good for cutting, but 'Cupani' and 'Painted Lady' are particularly good as their short stems give good
Tie in shoots of clematis and climbers to trellis and supportsPlant out chrysanthemums for autumn flowersPrune overgrown Clematis montana after flowering, cutting lanky growth back hard to promote new shoots from the baseLift and divide congested
orchids in borders.Creating an exotic container display.Browse a variety of morning gloryView a selection of conservatory climbers