Dry sunny spots can be tricky, but if you invest in plants, which once established, can cope without much water, then you will not need to do too much maintenance
Find out what's adding colour in the garden this July.
Our in-house plant doctor and garden designer picks her top plants for June.
We've put together this section of the website to help answer as many of your questions about common pests, diseases and weeds as possible.
What type of soil do you have?
We've teamed up with the National Soil Resources Institute to help identify your soil type. Type your postcode into the box and click 'find my soil type'.
Taking cuttings is one of the great pleasures of summer gardening. You can propagate a wide range of plants at this time of the year for little or no cost. Nearly all your favourite shrubs and herbaceous plants as well as many climbers are easy to root from cuttings taken now.
What kind of gardener are you?
Let us help you decide what type of gardener you are and the style of garden you are trying to create.