Hartley Magazine

All the latest news, hints, tips and advice from our experts

How to make the most of a fragrant garden

There are many reasons that gardening is such a popular pastime in the US – and the fact that it holds a universal appeal is surely quite high on the list. Indeed, a recent study published by the University of Delaware found that it is a more widely-enjoyed pastime in the country than adventurous hobbies […]

Recreate Flower Show hits in your own garden

Green-fingered individuals can turn to a wide range of sources for inspiration, but needless to say many are more popular than others. Events dedicated to the pastime are often very popular for just this reason, with the Royal Horticultural Society's Chelsea Flower Show 2012 a particularly good example of such a festival. It recently took […]

Wisteria ‘is a vision of a paradise’

Wisteria is a kind of flowering plant that – when carefully cultivated – can make a very beautiful contribution to a garden. In an article for the Daily Telegraph in the UK, celebrity gardener and former presenter of the Gardener's World television show Sarah Raven asserted that it can create a "vision of spring paradise". […]

Climbers ‘are great value plants’

Celebrity gardener and former presenter of horticultural television show Gardener's World Toby Buckland has recommended wall-climbing plants. In an interview for gossip and lifestyle magazine Female First, he specified they are ideal for those who are looking for plants they can invest in without spending too much money. The expert acknowledged that they may not […]

Ensure you care for a healthy lawn

With so many tasks to undertake in the garden – particularly if you are cultivating high maintenance plants in a greenhouse – it would be perfectly understandable if green-fingered individuals were to overlook some of the more commonplace features. For instance, it is easy to take the grass on the lawn for granted, but taking […]

Dwarf trees and kale come highly recommended

Dwarf hinoki cypress come highly recommended by noted gardener Ciscoe Morris. He offers regular horticultural advice on his weekly show Gardening with Ciscoe on Kiro radio, in addition to a television show of the same name that he co-hosts with Meeghan Black. In an article for the Seattle Times, he explained that he remains a […]

Hartley Botanic Join Forces With Prince’s Foundation

Hartley Botanic, has announced a corporate partnership with the Prince’s Foundation, the charity established by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales to help transform lives through engaging, educating and empowering people. Hartley Botanic, whose craftsmen have been creating superior horticultural structures for private gardeners, large estates and institutes since 1938, will take a special […]