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Hooked on plants

Hooked on plants

Roy Lancaster was 15 when his interest in gardening was piqued. In his latest book, the 79-year-old reflects on a life of plants

Picking a winner

Picking a winner

A rose-tinted garden is hard to beat for real value

Astrantias are true midsummer masters

Astrantias are true midsummer masters

The underrated flowers are the real stars of a summer garden

Pellies with welly

Pellies with welly

Embrace the diversity of simple yet beautiful pelargoniums

Cocktail hour: Colourful geums bring the party to the garden

Cocktail hour: Colourful geums bring the party to the garden

The flower's recent popularity is well-deserved

Leafy beauty in full Bloom

Leafy beauty in full Bloom

Bloom 2016 was the perfect mix of aspirational and attainable show gardens

Full Bloom: glorious sunshine draws thousands to gardening extravaganza

Full Bloom: glorious sunshine draws thousands to gardening extravaganza

Judges award 57 medals this year - 24 gold

Irish landscape designers shine at Chelsea

Irish landscape designers shine at Chelsea

This year’s show played host to a myriad of innovations, with star turns from Irish landscape designers Diarmuid Gavin and Paul Martin

‘Savills Garden’ to live on through the arts fund

‘Savills Garden’ to live on through the arts fund

The garden is designed to highlight the importance of connecting and communicating ‘face to face’

The Reluctant Activist

The Reluctant Activist

'Gangsta gardener’ Ron Finley is coming to the Bloom Fringe Festival to discuss the urban gardening revolution and living life on the edge

Organic growth

Organic growth

Dee Sewell enjoys sharing her passion for sustainable living

Gardening Special: Get outside this summer

Gardening Special: Get outside this summer

You don’t need green fingers to connect with your garden in the warmer months

The gardening grapevine

The gardening grapevine

Top tips to get your garden in ship shape

A secret garden

A secret garden

Tullynally Castle is home to many exotic species and enchanting sculptures

Fronds with benefits

Fronds with benefits

It’s time for the unsung heroes of the garden to make a welcome comeback