Wildlife is welcome!

Actively attracting insects, worms and birds to our gardens and pots can help save the planet Gardeners at a national horticultural charity are encouraging us to attract wildlife into our gardens to help prevent irreversible extinctions and save the planet this ‘Organic September’.Leaders at Garden Organic say that without a collective effort to halt a worrying decline in wildlife, vital…

Cherish the Autumn

By KG Reader Peter Dean Autumn is a time of natural beauty as colours of red, orange, yellow and brown adorn trees in our gardens and public spaces. These leaves gently tumble to the ground and crunch underfoot.Autumn crocus pushes up through the soil, showing its thin, naked, purple petals and gold stamens. While cone flowers, verbena and asters provide…

October issue on sale now!

Here’s hoping you’ve had a productive summer and can now turn your thoughts to harvesting the fruits (and vegetables!) of your labours. The October issue has lots of ideas for making best use of your plot It’s not been a bad summer, and hopefully we’ll have many warm, dry days to come so everyone can spend some time pottering around…
See dazzling dahlias at Heligan

DAZZLING DAHLIAS AT HELIGAN

This August, The Cornwall Dahlia Society return to The Lost Gardens of Heligan to showcase a weekend of dazzling dahlias in their 40th Annual show. Visitors to the show will be invited to marvel at hundreds of The Cornish Dahlia Society’s most spectacular dahlias, in beautiful displays at the iconic Lost Gardens. “We’re really pleased to be able to showcase…