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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.

It’s September, and it’s another busy month in the garden.

It’s September, and it’s another busy month in the garden.

September is now upon us, and there's a lot to do to keep it looking at it's best, and to prepare it for next season.

Gardening With Ken – Why not visit the Dry Garden at RHS Hyde Hall, Essex?

Gardening With Ken – Why not visit the Dry Garden at RHS Hyde Hall, Essex?

The Dry Garden at Hyde Hall in Essex has some beautiful planting options suitable for any garden. The best bit? Many need little if any watering!

It’s June, and in the garden there are lots of jobs to do!

It’s June, and in the garden there are lots of jobs to do!

The weather may not be up to much, but we need to get into the garden and get planting and make your garden stand out this Summer.

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 – 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.

The quince is an unusual fruit. Is it like an apple or more like a pear?

The quince is an unusual fruit. Is it like an apple or more like a pear?

Is the quince like an apple or more like a pear? I was lucky enough to find out from quince expert Andrey Ivanov at Wilkin & Sons, Tiptree.

A very attractive spread of Cyclamen

A very attractive spread of Cyclamen

The flowers of a Cyclamen hederifolium come before the leaf, and what beautiful flowers they are.

Gardening With Ken – 1.5lbs of fruit from a single Strawberry plant?

Gardening With Ken – 1.5lbs of fruit from a single Strawberry plant?

It's incredible that a single strawberry plant can provide 1.5 lbs of fruit each year. Hear from the expert on how it's done.

Get Your Garden Ready for Summer – 10-Tips for your Garden this month

Get Your Garden Ready for Summer – 10-Tips for your Garden this month

June is one of the best months to be in the garden. Find out how you can get started on turning your garden from dull to dazzling by reading our top ten tips.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Lawncare, the professional way

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Lawncare, the professional way

There's nothing quite like a well manicured lawn, and how you cut it and clear the clippings can make a huge impact on how it looks.

Looking to maintain a garden border, and keep your garden looking gorgeous?

Looking to maintain a garden border, and keep your garden looking gorgeous?

It maybe Autumn, but the flowers in this border demonstrate that with careful planning and the right maintenance, gardens just keep giving.