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Gardening: How to make a water feature work in a small garden

FANCY a water feature in your garden but don't have much space? Don't worry, you can still enjoy a tranquil rippling pool or fountain to provide an eye-catching highlight, a magnet for wildlife, and give a home to aquatic plants which will add colour and form to the scene.

Gardening: Battery mowers tried and tested

FED up with struggling to avoid electric cables when you mow, or having to fill your mower up with petrol? If reducing emissions and lowering the noise factor are also concerns, battery mowers could be the answer.

Gardening: How to keep your orchids blooming through summer

STRUGGLING to stop your orchids from wilting? Direct sunlight and high temperatures can wreak havoc on our most popular indoor plant, and so a major orchid grower is advising flower fans to make some simple changes to their normal plant-care routine.

Gardening: How to create a bed for pollinators

WILD pollinating insects like bees, butterflies and hoverflies, have suffered drastic declines in recent decades, both in terms of numbers and biodiversity, according to Buglife, the Invertebrate Conservation Trust.

Gardening: Gifts for Father's Day

WANT to give your gardening dad a gift to make this Father's Day a special one? Here's our pick of the crop of gardening gifts to keep him in the open air this summer and beyond.