Step-by-step techniques from the programme
Autumn potted acers
Pefect for a livening up a quiet, shady spot, Joe shows you how to grow acers in containers.
Planting spring bulbs
- Geranium x oxonianum , Hardy geranium
- Erythronium californicum 'White Beauty', Dog's tooth violet
- Allium sativum 'Sprint', Garlic
- Viola 'Lemon Chiffon', Violet
- Helleborus 'Harvington Yellow Speckled', Lenten rose
- Ajuga reptans 'Evening Glow', Bugle
- Pachysandra terminalis
- Cotoneaster atropurpureus 'Variegatus'
- Acer griseum , Paperbark maple
- Acer palmatum 'Inaba-shidare'
- Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku'
- Acer seiboldianum
- Tulipa 'Black Hero', Tulip
- Tulipa 'Douglas Bader', Tulip
- Tulipa 'Havran', Tulip
- Tulipa 'Jan Reus', Tulip
- Tulipa 'Purissima', Tulip
- Tulipa 'Uncle Tom', Tulip
If you're planting wallflowers, trim their roots lightly before you plant them. A quick trim with a pair of scissors will encourage them to grow, and produce more flowers in the spring.
- Hergest Croft Gardens
- Kington, Herefordshire, HR5 3EG
- Tel: 01544 230160
- Website: www.hergest.co.uk
RHS partner gardens
As well as their own four gardens, the RHS is partnered with over 100 other beautiful gardens throughout the UK. All are open to visit, and are free to RHS members. Click here to find a garden in your area.
Gardeners' World's hottest chillies
Over the course of this year, Gardeners' World has grown a variety of chillies to find the fieriest fruits. The chillies were all tested at Warwick Horticulture Research International (HRI) and the results are shown below.
The hottest chillies
- Chilli 'Dorset Naga', 1598227 SHU
- Chilli 'Caribbean Red Hot', 530283 SHU
- Chilli 'Orange Habanero', 487672 SHU
- Chilli 'Fiesta' (grown outdoors), 286185 SHU
- Chilli 'Scotch Bonnet', 265054 SHU
- Chilli 'Apache', 103282 SHU
- Chilli 'Fiesta' (grown indoors), 102328 SHU
- Chilli 'Paper Lantern', 85486 SHU
- Chilli 'Adorno', 67726 SHU
- Chilli 'Etna', 65937 SHU
SHU - Scovile Heat Units
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