April is the ideal time to sow climbing French beans indoors, as they’ll be ready to plant out after the last frost, so check out Monty Don‘s video guide, in which he sows the variety ‘Blauhilde’. He also demonstrates how to build a rustic wigwam from hazel rods for the beans to climb up once outside.
Visit four amazing gardens on a five-night cruise around the coast of Devon and Cornwall. Meet Carol at The Garden House and Wildside gardens, while our expert David Hurrion will be on hand throughout.
Brighten dark areas of your garden next spring with a collection of white-flowering, shade-loving plants. Includes false lily of the valley, geranium 'Silverwood' and sweet woodruff, plus free Leucojum vernum bulbs.