Alys Fowler looks forward to the prospect of hard work as the garden comes alive in March.
Bob Brown, one of Britain's most talented nurserymen, chooses nine irresistible plants for spring - Ribes x gordonianum is just one of them. To find out more, look at the March 2010 issue of Gardens Illustrated.
Be inspired by the season. Browse through our gallery of inspirational photographs highlighting some of the most desirable spring plants.
Don't go near a plant with blunt secateurs – cuts must be crisp and clean so you need a sharp blade, writes John Hoyland.
Get set for the season ahead with the most exciting and worthwhile seeds. Alys Fowler reviews her favourite catalogues.
Carol suggests beautiful plants to adorn your garden this February, come frost or snow
The snowdrops have been wonderful this year – I’m not sure if they've been especially numerous, but I tend to think perhaps it’s psychological…
Blog by deputy editor, Sorrel Everton
Dutch nursery owners and planting designers Helen Lewis and Wilko Karmelk create a stunning chic and cheerful border using mainly annuals. Read the article and download their planting plan here: