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What to plant to put off pesky pests

What to plant to put off pesky pests

What to plant to put off pesky pests

Garden pros Martin Fish and Chris Smith reveal how to protect plants from critters and boost your harvest


Give your houseplants a holiday

Give your houseplants a holiday

Give your houseplants a holiday

Michael Perry, aka Mr Plant Geek, shares top tips on which plants you can pop on your patio during the warmer months


The vine is right for tasty tomatoes!

The vine is right for tasty tomatoes!

The vine is right for tasty tomatoes!

Hannah Stephenson discovers the five most delicious varieties, and learns how to improve their flavour


Contain the urge and get growing

Contain the urge and get growing

Contain the urge and get growing

The experts at Simpsons Garden Centre in Inverness share their tips on how to plant edible food in small spaces – as well as other garden jobs for May


Grow your own – start planting now!

Grow your own – start planting now!

Grow your own – start planting now!

For great tasting fruit and veg and the feelgood factor to go with it, the Horticultural Trades Association wants gardeners to take the healthy option


Get your garden in shape for months ahead

Get your garden in shape for months ahead

Get your garden in shape for months ahead

From sharpening tools to preparing those beds, the warmer weather signals time to get the backyard ready for spring planting


Bedazzling rhododendrons add a blast of colour

Bedazzling rhododendrons add a blast of colour

Bedazzling rhododendrons add a blast of colour

With the Scottish Rhododendron Festival in full bloom, Jeanne Beattie takes a closer look at this colourful shrub


Spring into action and give your lawn some care

Spring into action and give your lawn some care

Spring into action and give your lawn some care

Simpsons Garden Centre offers lawn care advice, tips on growing your own carrots and top tasks for the garden too. Time to Spring into action!


Be creative with colour

Be creative with colour

Be creative with colour

Experiment with colours to suit your taste and style, says the Horticultural Trades Association in its latest 'Gardening is good for you' column


How to have a garden free of plastic

How to have a garden free of plastic

How to have a garden free of plastic

There are a number of different materials and products out there to help you go plastic-free in the garden. Hannah Stephenson looks at five options


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