JUST think how we’d miss it - the ‘thwack’ of a leather ball on a willow cricket bat - or the peaceful sight of willow-lined rivers, their leaves trailing gracefully in the slowly moving water.
Friday, 23 December, 2016 at 2:10PM
ANYONE who goes walking on the moors will recognise Erica straightaway. A beautiful, almost endless carpet of colourful ground-covering plants with flowers that give colour in the cold months.
Friday, 16 December, 2016 at 2:20PM
THE gaultheria procumbens, or checkerberry, is also known as wintergreen, partridge berry and mountain tea.
Tuesday, 13 December, 2016 at 11:07AM
MANY of us will be tempted to buy a poinsettia plant, expecting it to provide a vibrant red colour to the house throughout the Christmas and new year holidays - only to discover it will fade and wilt within days.
Friday, 02 December, 2016 at 4:04PM
YOUNGHORT co-founder Jamie Butterworth is due to visit Northumberland College next month to enthuse the horticultural stars of the future.
Tuesday, 22 November, 2016 at 4:26PM
TO inspire you to embark on a garden photography outdoor adventure this autumn, Marianne Majerus, world-renowned garden photographer and a Royal Horticultural Photographic Competition judge, provides top tips for creating great-quality images.
Friday, 04 November, 2016 at 3:43PM
THE clocks go back next weekend, so this is no time to rest in the allotment or vegetable plot.
Monday, 17 October, 2016 at 4:56PM
MAKE the most of what is left of autumn to plant out bulbs, to ensure your garden is bursting with colour come springtime.
Monday, 03 October, 2016 at 1:36PM
WITH autumn upon us, it’s time to prepare your precious lawn for winter and make sure it’s in tip-top condition in time for the next growing season.
Wednesday, 28 September, 2016 at 9:39AM
WITH a chill in the air and the nights closing in, there is no doubt autumn is just around the corner.
Tuesday, 20 September, 2016 at 1:49PM