Your garden, natures natural haven!

The David Attenborough effect has made us all think again about our waste, and conserving wildlife. We now realise we can make a big difference with small steps and that’s true of our gardens too. Your garden, natures natural haven. It’s estimated that there are over...
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Summer Dreams Start Now

It's warm, the evenings are long, the birds are singing, you're having a great time in your garden with friends and family, sharing drinks and summer meals together. Summer dreams start now. January & February are such dark & dreary months but it's the best...
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Plants for January & February

Gardening in the depths of winter isn't much fun sometimes and with that in mind we suggest concentrating on the most important parts of your garden. That is the spots you see the most at this time of year. Adding interest with plants for January and February isn't as...
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Growing Lilies

Growing Lilies is rewarding and they make attractive additions to the early summer garden. Tall varieties are suitable for the border although some might grow well in pots too. Shorter varieties are brilliant on pots on the patio. Lilies are hardy but hate wet feet....
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Ask the expert

The expert team is lead by Neil Grant who is also BBC Radio Sheffield  garden expert.  In our daily team we always have the expertise here to answer your questions and give advice. Listen to Neil every Sunday morning from 9 on BBC Radio Sheffield. 

Growing Lilies

Growing Lilies is rewarding and they make attractive additions to the early summer garden. Tall varieties are suitable for the border although some might grow well in pots too. Shorter varieties are brilliant on pots on the patio. Lilies are hardy but hate wet feet....

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Growing Dahlias

Dahlias have been grown in Britain for centuries and were a staple of the traditional early to mid twentieth century gardens based upon the Victorian school of gardening. Towards the end of the 20th century growing Dahlias became old fashioned and boring. That's all...

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Growing Tuberous Begonias

Begonias are a much loved summer bedding plant suitable for pots, tubs & hanging baskets. It's a family of two strains: fibrous rooted & tuberous begonias. Fibrous rooted Begonias are usually sold in a bedding pack of 6 or so plants. Like all begonias they are...

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Wrap Up for winter!

Protect and Save Britain has a maritime climate & this allows us to grow plants from many parts of the world. The seas around the UK bring relatively warm air to our islands and this warm air stops us from freezing up for months in winter. However we do get cold...

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Real Christmas Trees

Real Christmas trees are still very popular even with the great improvement in the look of artificial trees. The introduction from Europe nearly 50 years ago of the Nordmann Fir has changed many peoples idea about real Christmas trees. Simply the Nordmann Fir is a...

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