Autumn is a good time for planting, and it’s also a good time for transplanting. After flowering herbaceous plants can be lifted and divided, but what’s unusual about herbaceous plants is they can be dug up, split up and replanted in the same spot as The Sun’s Steve Bradley explained to Ken Crowther.
Winter will soon be upon us, but will it be a mild one or will we have frosts and snow? Steve Bradley from The Sun newspaper and Ken Crowther discuss what the changing weather means for the garden and how to make the conditions work for you.
The Sun’s gardening correspondent Steve Bradley has a life-long interest in autumn colour, and this year the colours have been stunning. Steve told Ken Crowther how the Americans track their autumn colour from space using satellites and can watch the colour moving 80 miles south a day.
June is rose and this year they are producing some great blooms. Steve Bradley writer for the Sun explains the importance of deadheading roses to get a second flush of flowering.
There is a lot of talk over the use of pesticides and insecticides and whether gardeners should use organic methods or not to get rid of garden nasties. Steve Bradley and Ken Crowther talk about eliminating pests and diseases.