PLANTS wilting? Grass looking forlorn? Containers dried out? Don't despair. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is asking gardeners to take a few simple steps to ensure their plants don't suffer in the heat.
THE sight of majestic delphiniums, conical lupins and soft, scented roses mixed with colourful clematis climbing up wicker wigwams and sweetpeas filling the air with their fragrance, always conjures up an image for me of the idyllic cottage garden.
ROSES are undoubtedly the queen of flowers. With an incredible variety of shapes, colours and scents, garden roses are an essential plant in the garden. Enjoying the setting sun and the fabulous rose display on a lovely summer evening is the ultimate pleasure of roses in the garden.
BRITISH gardens could end up devoid of luscious lawns, with popular plants proving more difficult to grow and plant pests and diseases spreading, according to a new report from the RHS and leading academics into the impact of climate change on gardening.
THE Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and the Royal Holloway, University of London, are asking gardeners to take part in a new study to identify the most important plant pests and diseases affecting their gardens.