Winter – not the most comfortable time of year for houseplants. Low temperatures outside the windows , drafts , dry air, lack of light – that’s all that bothers amateur

Most containers are planted with a mixture of plant types such as perennials, bulbs, annuals and maybe even a shrub or tree. Top 10 Plants for Pots and Containers Annuals

Depending on the situation and the use of the area, there are a number of plants that can be used to create non-grass lawns or areas of slightly taller ground

Young plants should be supported with stakes or a temporary structure to filter the wind. Your windbreak will be vulnerable when first planted, but you can protect it with a

Annuals germinate, grow, flower, set seed and die within one year, often much less. You may find that some plants, such as snapdragons (Antirrhinum) and tobacco plants (Nicotiana) which are

Cottage gardens These gardens look back nostalgically to the image of a country cottage surrounded by flowers, although the originals were hard work to maintain. They need time to develop

Depending on your strength, patience and inclination there are various ways of dealing with weeds. If you are preparing a site from scratch, it may be tempting to wipe out