Top ten garden pests and diseases revealed

The box tree caterpillar comes top of the list of gardeners' concerns for the third year in a row.

BBC Science News
March 12, 2020 | bbcnews

~2 mins   

Tags: nature gardening

Are your houseplants bad for the environment?

Gardeners, botanists and environmental campaigners share ways to keep your horticultural hobby sustainable

By Hazel Shearing
Jan. 28, 2020 | bbcnews

~7 mins   

Tags: wellbeing gardening instagram

Biodiversity: The best plants for attracting insects to gardens

With insect populations in decline, a study shows how gardens can support beetles, spiders and the like.

By Helen Briggs
Dec. 7, 2019 | bbcnews

~3 mins   

Tags: environment spiders gardening insects

Herbal history: Five garden plants with a hidden past

Many of our best loved garden plants are there because they were once recommended to heal the sick.

By Helen Briggs
Feb. 9, 2019 | bbcnews

~4 mins   

Tags: gardening

Revealed: The secret of the poet's daffodil

The DNA secrets of a flower thought to have inspired a Greek legend have been cracked by scientists.

By Helen Briggs
Nov. 5, 2018 | bbcnews

~2 mins   

Tags: gardening

Olive Harrisson: Story of unsung gardener revealed

Who was Miss Harrisson? We now know the story of the gardening pioneer denied a scholarship in 1898.

By Helen Briggs
Oct. 14, 2018 | bbcnews

~4 mins   

Tags: settle gardening

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