Pattie Barron

February 2: Chelsea Physic talk

Novelist and passionate gardener Charlotte Mandelson is hosting a talk on how she has managed to grow over 100 edibles in her garden.

How to future-proof your urban garden

Back gardens have always been decorative but now they need to do more - rain gardens, wetland areas, permeable paving, sustainable planting and wildlife habitats should be key elements of the modern urban patch.