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There's such a huge range of daffodils available in bulbs catalogues it's often hard to know which varieties to choose. Browse our pick of 10 beautiful cultivars for inspiration.Daffodils are some of the most reliable spring bulbs, coping well with wet ground and competition from...
by experts in the February 2010 issue of Gardeners' World Magazine.
Sunday, and my first trip to the allotment since November was made with some trepidation. We never seem to have quite enough time to get things fully organized up there, and although it's a wonderful place to sit and look at the world, we really
in late-summer. But, as I watched the tadpoles swim in an ever decreasing puddle of muddy water, I realised I would have to intervene. I try not to intervene with events in the natural world, but I consider the draining of a man-made pond to be quite
spots are covering the leaves and your hard work has been lost.This year I'm growing 10 different varieties of salad potato for a taste trial for Gardeners' World magazine, some of them, like 'Pink Fir Apple', are late maincrop varieties, so there doesn
It's National Insect Week, so I'm obliged to mention insects at every opportunity. Organised by the Royal Entomological Society, its aim is to promote the study of insects, to encourage the wider world to understand why it is important to study them
'bad' plant smells are this extreme. Despite its reputation, I don't think the stinking iris, Iris foetidissima, has such an offensive odour.I conducted a poll around the Gardeners’ World magazine office to discover which plants were deemed 'stinky
New plants at Chelsea 2008The plant marquee is packed with new, and often awe-inspiring cultivars. Here are some of our favourites from this year's show.Jarava ichu, or Peruvian feather grass, forms mounds of bright green foliage with showy, silver flowerheads in summer. It will ...
unique features. Plants can be pollinated in pots in coldframes or unheated greenhouses, or outside in the open garden. It is warmer work when done in the greenhouse, but pollinated flowers are more prone to rotting when indoors. Hellebore plants
on the packet just showed newly open yellow flowers. I wasn't expecting such a transformation, but loved its long-lasting display.Every spring at Gardeners' World Magazine we receive letters and photos from readers describing multi-headed tulips who think they