Autumn Ideas


How to: Lasagne plant with bulbs

Pack a punch and layer your bulbs now for a beautiful arrangement.


How to: Inject Colour With Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums are stars of the autumn garden, bursting into bloom when the flowers of summer are all but a distant memory.

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How to: Plant spring bulbs outside

Create a splash of colour with our spring flowering bulbs


Our Top 4 Reasons For Planting Winter Pansies And Violas

Pansies and violas are plants that provide reliable colour to beds, borders, planters and hanging baskets.


How to: Care For Ball Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemum balls are covered in hundreds and hundreds of small individual blooms, flowering so profusely that eventually the foliage is completely hidden.


How to: Plant spring bulbs

Follow our easy how to guide and wait for a colour riot.


How to: Force Bulbs for Christmas

It’s easy to force hyacinths and narcissus to bloom early so you can display them indoors in time for Christmas.


How to: Grow delicious garlic

Garlic is one of the most versatile ingredients around, adding a delicious flavour to roasts, sauces, casseroles and more.


How to: Plant spring bulbs in containers

Planting bulbs is an easy way to ensure colourful displays in your garden.


Our Top 5 Crops

Whether you've got a vast garden, an allotment, or simply a patio and some pots to work with, the possibilities and perks of growing your own vegetables are endless.


How to: Love your lawn

Stop your lawn getting unruly this Autumn with our top tips.


How to: Grow your own fruit

Imagine harvesting fresh fruit from your own back garden – crunchy apples, juicy raspberries, tangy gooseberries and more could all be there for the picking.


How to: Plant amaryllis

Little beats the exotic extravagance of amaryllis – their beautiful blooms make a bold statement and create a real focal point in any room.


How to: Create a kid's miniature garden

Get your hands dirty and let the creative juices flow by making a miniature garden with the kids

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How to: Water Conservation

Make water go further in your garden with our handy water conservation guide


How to: Vertical Gardening

Just because you're short on space doesn't mean you can't enjoy the perks of gardening. We've come up with some clever, yet eye-catching ways to make the most of your space.

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How to: Protect hedgehogs in your garden

Check out our simple tips to help protect our prickly garden friends


How to: Grow tasty carrots - Part 3

Check out our simple 'how to' video guides. Next up it's the humble carrot.


How to: Guide to Composting

Put your kitchen waste to good use with our simple guide to making your own compost.


How to: Boost autumn colour

Check out our top 5 ways to boost autumn colour in this handy video.


How to: grow hyacinths for Christmas

To have fragrant hyacinths flowering in the home for Christmas, you need to select ‘prepared’ hyacinths. Read our tips.


How to: Give Wildlife a Home

Your garden can support a wide variety of wildlife, so we’ve gathered together a few handy hints and tips to help out.


How to: Feed Birds

Look after the nation's favourite bird, the lovely robin, with our guide to their favourite foods.


How to: Give birds a home

Top tips for attracting birds to your garden.