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Every family has their own Christmas traditions – the festive season just wouldn’t be the same without them. Some of ours have been going for as long as I can remember, passed on to successive generations to enjoy.Down come the boxes of carefully
planting (in September) but tulips are best left to a November planting.More container-planting ideasEucomis - video guide with Sarah RavenSummer-flowering bulbs in a pot, with Rachel de ThameDaffodils in a potWindow-box for spring colourView a variety
of your plants will encourage bushy growth. Keep on watering them and they can be planted outside in summer.More on growing herbsAdvice on growing and harvesting herbs.How to raise new mint plants.How to grow basil from seed.Plant herbs in a window box.
on the underside of leaves. Destroy plants if you find it.Advice on growing and harvesting herbsWatch Carol Klein planting herbs in a window box in her video guideGrowing peppermint and thyme in a container, with Monty Don at BerryfieldsTips on picking herbs
on growing summer displaysSowing sunflower seeds, demonstrated by Monty DonSarah Raven gives advice on taking dahlia cuttingsPlants for late-summer colourCreating a daisy window box
.rosemary, lavender, sage, Russian sage, thymelate-summer, autumnAdvice on growing herbsTaking rosemary cuttingsDealing with cuckoo spit on herbsPicking herbsAdvice on growing medicinal herbsVideo demonstration of planting herbs in a window boxVideo advice on how
.tulipsspring, autumnMore advice on growing tulipsTreating tulip virusLayering bulbs in a potPicking tulips video projectPlanting a spring window box
.tulipsspringMore advice on growing tulipsTreating tulip fireLayering bulbs in a potPlanting a spring window boxPicking tulips video project
This bright, contemporary container filled with sunny gazanias and rudbeckia plants is just the thing to jazz up your garden for the summer. It looks effective on its own or placed in a group with others, and best of all it's quick and easy to plant up.MayMay - September30 minute...
.AdamKitchen scraps are great to use in the fat cakes but don't use anything too salty. Never use salted peanuts or very salty bacon.Attracting birds to your gardenMake a nesting area for birds on a pond, video projectInstall a window bird feederBirds and Bird Feeders