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The flowers have gone, but what’s left behind looks great

The flowers have gone, but what’s left behind looks great

The flowers may have gone but the seeds on these plants are so attractive it would be a shame to cut them.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Back At The Pond

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Back At The Pond

We're back at the pond and yes, the hard work has paid off. Hardy weeds will prevail for sometime to come but I have a plan.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Don’t believe the Contractor when they say it’ll grow back!

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Don’t believe the Contractor when they say it’ll grow back!

There's nothing like a lush, green lawn to raise the spirits. Sadly, parts of this newly turfed lawn are neither lush nor green.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Save some Runner Bean for next season

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Save some Runner Bean for next season

Runner beans are one of my garden favourites but I don't pick all the beans that grow, some I leave to become next years plants.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – 29th June

Ken’s Weekly Tips – 29th June

The veg plot is doing well, but we not totally pest free. Something has got to the peas and the slugs are proving to be fond of the beans.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Don’t turf a new lawn in hot weather

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Don’t turf a new lawn in hot weather

New turf can't survive in hot weather UNLESS it's watered enough. Take a look at the sorry state of this newly laid lawn.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – The Right Way To Deadhead A Geranium

Ken’s Weekly Tips – The Right Way To Deadhead A Geranium

There's a technique to deadheading Geraniums. Get it wrong and you invite disease into the plant. Here, I'm showing you the right way to do it.

Gardening in Spring – Vegetables and Flowers to brighten your garden

Gardening in Spring – Vegetables and Flowers to brighten your garden

Ken’s Weekly Tips – 9th June

Ken’s Weekly Tips – 9th June

Remember to train new Apricot growth because it's from here that buds will form next year which will turn into fruit for your table.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Hedge Cutting Project

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Hedge Cutting Project

Don't be afraid of cutting hedges back. And with the weather we've been having, they'll soon grow back with even greater vigour.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – How to remove Toadstools from the lawn

Ken’s Weekly Tips – How to remove Toadstools from the lawn

The weather has been perfect for mushrooms and toadstools - with the soil being warm and damp. So how do you get rid of them from your lawn?

It’s July and time to enjoy the fruits of your labour

It’s July and time to enjoy the fruits of your labour

July is when you get to enjoy all the effort you've put in to creating in your garden so far this year, but there're still jobs that need doing.