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10 best lawn mowers that will keep gardens neat and tidy

Give your outside space the a refresh this summer with one of these tried and tested machines

How Japanese knotweed can wipe thousands off your house price

The seemingly innocuous weed can wipe thousands of pounds off your house price and get you an Asboif you let it escape to a neighbour's garden.

£200,000 treehouse with full kitchen to star at Chelsea Flower Show

Billed as the "ultimate adult hideaway" the treehouse costs the same as some two-bedroom flats.

Primeval moss makes for a peaceful garden

They have been around for 450 million years and saw dinosaurs  – and plenty of other upstart plants – come and go. Adrian Higgins is moved by the magic of mosses

Why now is the perfect time to plant a fruit tree in your garden

Blossom in spring, fruit in autumn, a winter perch for the birds — fruit trees just keep on giving, even in small gardens.

Get big ideas for small city gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show

This year’s event runs from Tuesday, May 22 to Saturday, May 26 

How to grow your own summer cocktail ingredients

Whatever your poison, green-fingered mixologist Lottie Muir tells you what to plant to put a special kick in it.