The Green Edit

how to style: the gravel and rock garden

Easy to maintain and assemble, gravel gardens work whatever size outdoor space you have - here’s some ideas for getting the best from yours. Colour match your gravel Pick the shade of your gravel and rocks carefully so that it...
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how to style a mediterranean garden

Even if flying abroad is out of the question this year, we can still bring a touch of the Med and all things holiday to our back garden with these styling tips. Add shade with a pergola Pergolas offer shelter...
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gardening terminology: explained

Get green fingered with our glossary of commonly used gardening words. Annual  A plant that has a one-year life cycle - you will see it germinate, flower, seed and then die, in one growing season. Biennial refers to plants with...
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5 gardens to visit in the UK

Get outside and enjoy green spaces with these fantastic gardens located up and down the country  Staycations are on the cards for many of us this year, and there are plenty of stunning public gardens to get explore right on...
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5 ways to look after wildlife in your garden

It’s Garden Wildlife Week – so to mark the occasion, here’s 5 ways to help the wildlife in your garden. Grow climbing and flowering plants Plants do so much more than just make your garden look pretty – growing a variety...
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3 ways to create a bee friendly garden

It’s World Bee Day! To celebrate here’s three ways to help this essential pollinator and create a bee-friendly garden. 1. Fill your garden with plants An obvious place to start, but you’re not the only one who loves outdoor space to...
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How to create a garden border

Give your outdoor space some flower power by creating a border – not only stunning to admire, but beneficial to wildlife, too. A garden border is a fantastic way to spruce up your garden – and it’s not as difficult...
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Jo Thompson: The gardening advice you need to know

To celebrate National Gardening Week, we chat to none other than one of the country's top garden designers - Jo Thompson.

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Ellen Mary: The gardening advice you need to know

To celebrate National Gardening Week, we chat to Ellen Mary, to get her expert tips on keeping your outdoor space in top condition.
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5 ways to be kind to the Earth

To celebrate Earth Day, here’s five easy ways to do your bit to look after the planet.  1) Grow your own Of course, we love growing plants at Beards & Daisies, so why not extend this to growing your own...
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