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Gardening: Dealing with Drought

How do you keep the plants in your garden going in an extended hot spell? Mediterranean plants, succulents and well-chosen annuals are key – oh yes, and plenty ...

The Art of Tree Selection

Choosing a new tree for your garden calls for careful evaluation says Jane Moore. Opt for small and beautiful with a golden acer, a single trunk Japanese cherry...

Interiors: Period Style

How should you approach the design of a period interior? Sarah Latham, creative director of Etons of Bath, specialises in the design and renovation of Georgian ...

The Garden Office:
Garden Affairs

A growing number of artists and artisans are opting for ‘shedworking’, setting up light, warm and airy studios conveniently sited in their gardens. Georgette Mc...

Gardening: Brave
New Border

A planting scheme that’s low maintenance but high impact is Jane Moore’s latest challenge, but how do you make a selection from such a variety of planting optio...

Local open gardens to visit this spring

Spring has returned. The jobs in your own garden multiply, but it’s also time to look for inspiration. Jane Moore finds some uplifting gardens for visiting this...

Interiors: Time for a new kitchen?

The decision is made – your kitchen needs a revamp. But what happens next? How do you plan a new space that does just what you need it to? Graham Craig from Hob...

Interiors: How to chase
the trends

Have you been perusing some of the new interior trends and want to know where to start, without spending a fortune? Clair Strong explains how small adjustments ...

Interiors: The Inside Story

Home is where the heart is, but if your interior is looking a bit ‘last year’ and you want to give it a new design dynamic what are the options? Emma Clegg take...

Darling Buds of March

Jane Moore savours the start of spring and celebrates all the stars of the garden, from dwarf daffodils, irises and hellebores to pulmonaria, Japanese quince an...