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Gardening

Peony flowers.

From garden to vase – How to grow great flowers for cutting

Photo of an illustration of the M and G garden, designed by Jo Thompson, for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015

A touch of history in Chelsea

A good-looking lawn provides a wonderful framework for colourful beds and borders

The secrets to a luxuriant lawn

A grey squirrel

Stop those squirrels driving you nuts

Perfect plant positions

Perfect plant positions

Galanthus Hill Poe.

Snowdrops: Dainty but so tough

A fern tree.

Could you have a garden like Henry VIII's?

Photo of Darcey Bussell (Ausdecorum).

Make the garden a bed of roses

Snowdrop Planting

Top tips on planting snowdrops

Award-winning garden designer Chris Beardshaw.

‘Gardeners are getting more savvy’

A pair of blue tits.

Basic provisions will help birds most this winter

Trees in Winter at RHS Garden Harlow Carr. (15386031)

The must-see gardens of winter

Caldmore guerrilla gardeners at work

Gardening guerillas turn roundabouts into vegetable patches

MAGICAL: A winter wonderland is captured in this snowy garden

Create a festive fairytale garden

Scientists warn that bees are in serious decline with 71 of our wild bee species under threat

Create a buzz with pollen plan

Firethorn is among the Metropolitan Police list of shrubs for deterring thieves

Prickly customers in the garden

Diarmuid Gavin in his Silver Gilt Medal winning garden at Chelsea Flower Show

Getting set for the new season

A bee on Echinacea purpurea Magnus

Go wild to protect our beasties

Put vegetables in freezer bags and store in them your freezer until you need them

Get the most out of your crops

Poppies will be a fitting addition to your garden this year

Symbol of remembrance

Stormproof Vegetable Cage, one of the shortlisted products

What’s the best product for gardeners and gardens?

Raised beds are a great idea for ill-drained clay soils in wet regions, but on other soils they enhance drainage to the point of drought

Famous myths exploded

Sett up your defences against badgers

Sett up your defences against badgers

From the left, Fern Britton, Jim Buttress, Thane Prince and Jonathan Moseley in The Big Allotment Challenge

New TV series down on the allotment

Encourage children to get out in the garden

Gardening is child’s play

Use bright flowers to attract beneficial insects such as bees to your garden

Time to grow eco-friendly

Sussex trug gift set, £17.99, from crocus.co.uk

Garden gifts for your mum

Give your waterlogged lawn time to recover

Rescuing your soggy lawn

Diarmuid Gavin has tips to brighten up your patio

Time to perk up your patio

A modern mixture of trees, box hedge and lawn

Adding a touch of texture

Lavender does not thrive in wet conditions

Saving waterlogged plants

Castle Howard rose garden, near York

Fall in love with the outdoors

Choose the right bird feeder for the food and the type of bird it will attract

Join the feeding frenzy

Be aware of mail order rules

Be aware of mail order rules

Of Rhubarb And Roses: The Telegraph Book Of The Garden, edited by Tim Richardson

Best books for garden-lovers

Advice on how to choose the right Christmas tree for your home

How to treat your Christmas tree

Joe Swift in award-winning Rockliffe Avenue

Putting back the green spaces

Cranberries are the staple fruit of Christmas

Your own berry good festivities

Solar powered metal silhouette birds from Smart Solar

Gardening gifts for Christmas

Tulips can produce a show-stopping display

Get a splash of colour in spring

Spanish slugs are increasing in numbers and a growing threat to our vegetable patches and flower beds

Slug it out with a Spanish invasion

Autumn and spring are the best times to divide your plants, helping them maintain health and vigour

Division the best way to multiply

Hedgehog numbers are down by a third since the millenium

Garden lifeline for our wildlife

Japanese maples, or acers, offer wonderful autumn colour

Turning Japanese with colourful acers

How can you avoid poor performance in your apple crop?

Get to core of apple problems

Gardening can be hugely beneficial for those with dementia

How gardening can be a lifeline for dementia sufferers

Which? Gardening tested 36 lawn-seed mixes

Guide to the best seed to sow your lawn

Spring bulbs can be planted as early as August

It’s time to take action for autumn

Water patio plants well before you go away

Plan for plants at holiday time

Scampston Walled Garden, Malton, North Yorkshire

Glorious gardens that are well worth a visit

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