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Sarah Price’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 garden. Photograph: Clare Takacs

Subtle, thoughtful and planet-friendly, there is a delicacy and intelligence to the work of the British garden designer Sarah Price – one of the key s(...)

View along the double herbaceous border at Altamont’s walled garden in Co Carlow, which is managed by nurseryman Robert Miller. Photograph: Richard Johnston

There are some gardens that slowly seep into your soul to occupy a special place in your affections. Altamont in Ballon, Co Carlow, the former home of(...)

Take advantage of any dry weather over the coming weeks to tidy up around the garden.

If ever there was proof that the very best gardeners are often also the oldest gardeners, then it’s in this year’s crop of gardening books. These off(...)

Heleniums, one of the starts of the late summer/early autumn garden are a good candidate for the Chelsea Chop. Photograph: Richard Johnston

Ever heard of the Chelsea Chop? No, it doesn’t refer to some obscure form of martial arts, nor is it the name of the latest must-have hairstyle or som(...)

Nettles: the soupy mix will  transform itself into a smelly but impressively effective, nutrient-rich, liquid plant feed. Photograph: Richard Johnston

“Grasp the nettle” goes the famous saying, and that’s exactly what I’ve been doing over the last week, albeit with my hands gloved and wielding a long(...)