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Robert Dunster’s autumn gardening tips

Seasonal advice from the Berwick Lodge gardener Lawn careIt’s important to aerate the lawn at this time of year. After months of footfall the grass will hav...

Faded Glamour: Pearl Lowe on interiors

“To me, an object that was once the height of elegance but is now a bit battered has far more allure than something brand new,” says Pearl Lowe, the Frome-base...

Gardening: West country wines and vines

England may not be the first place we think of when it comes to wine production says Elly West, but tucked away in Redhill, south of Bristol, is a thriving vin...

Room to grow: Bristol’s allotments

There’s something very British about an allotment site, and these hidden sanctuaries, featuring familiar and comforting sights, are increasing in number once a...

Building Bristol

A city covered in scaffolding, Bristol is transforming before our very eyes. But, if you take to the streets, it isn’t just the skyline that’s changing, as Mal...

Growing for showing

The gardening-show glory days of past eras may be gone but the ones that have survived make fantastic days out, says Elly West There’s something extremely ...

Gardening: A family affair

It’s hard to find two such unlikely bedfellows as the begonias and delphiniums at Blackmore & Langdon’s, says Elly West Much of my work as a garden desi...

Gardening: Follower of fashion

The spring shows start this month and Elly West is thinking beauty, practicality and time-honoured, as well as trendy Springtime in the gardening calendar: ...

KonMari: Spark that joy

For those who haven’t seen the hit Netflix show or read the best-selling book, KonMari is big. Certified in the method of home organising, consultant Jennifer ...