Hedge laying c. Andrew Montgomery

The art of hedge laying is a centuries-old skill for creating living, stock-proof fences – and although it requires hard work and patience, practice invariably makes perfect. Here we give you a step-by-step guide on how to lay a hedge, as well as some styles of traditional county hedging styles for inspiration. 

9 garden taps

Nine ways to bring water into the garden. 

Outdoor play areas

Do you always need to sacrifice style to create space for children to play? Not if you use the right plants and a little child-like imagination. Designer Sarah Price gives ideas that celebrate play in the garden.

Garden chairs

We've picked nine garden chairs, perfect for outdoor dining and entertaining. 

9 fruit cages

We select 9 different fruit cages that provide a made-to-measure solution to protect your fruit and vegetables. 

Chalupka gardens

Our own gardens offer an invaluable opportunity to encourage and nuture wildlife. Here are 6 tips on how to share your garden with wildlife visitors in search of food and shelter.

Outdoor cinema

Make the most of your garden and the warm summer evenings by hosting a magical movie screening - just add popcorn. 

GROW London fair

Highlights from this year's GROW London - The contemporary garden fair held on Hampstead Heath. 

Outdoor ovens

Whether you want to cook pizza, bake bread, grill vegetables or barbeque meat, an outdoor oven is a perfect way to enhance your al fresco dining experience this summer. 

Planting combination c. Andrew Montgomery

Head gardener Matthew Reese creates a container planting display to mark the transition from spring to early summer

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