The Plant Listener
Written by Gardenzine editor, Julie Kilpatrick available in paperback or on kindle
If you want a really good flower display there is one job you shouldn't avoid and that is occasionally pinching out and then pruning your bedding throughout the season.
Low maintenance, child friendly and mud-free, it's not difficult to see the attraction of artificial grass.
Whether you arrange your pots in a group for a massed effect or highlight a smaller space with a single specimen, you'll be delighted with this simple way to create a garden.
For those of us who want to do as little work as possible, then composting in a cold system is about as easy as it gets. It's all about knowing the right things to put in.
With a bit of care and some nice finishing touches, a deck made from pallets can be a good low-cost choice for a small patio area.