Five ways to make your home less toxic

We are surrounded by chemicals – in food and drink, cleaning products, household items and furnishings. Here’s how to reduce household pollution...

Three neglected herbs to enrich your kitchen garden

Plant lovage, hyssop and summer savory for both your patch and your table’s sakeAs a botanist obsessed...

The Notting Hill flat that’s now a gallery and bolthole

A graceful London apartment has been converted into an exhibition space – and a place to think – for this creative couple

Graphic scenes in a rural Kent home

Designer Anthony Burrill and his wife Emma have embraced country house living on their own termsIf you...

Gone to print: space and colour in a textile designer’s cottage

Her home studio may have changed little in 40 years, but Pauline Caulfield is revisiting and reinventing her work

This way to the house of easement

Other words for toilets | Arms to Saudi Arabia | Wasabi KitKat | Clergy as tulipsLinda Fishwick...

Planting English tulips in a Danish coastal garden

Although we mostly miss them in flower, we consider them a gift to the gardenA last-minute winter...

Colourful plants that thrive in cold weather

If your garden has been looking a little sad, plan now for a more verdant winter next year

Gardening tips: Camelia ‘Yuletide’ will spice up winter gardens

Plus, visit The Enchanted Garden at the William Morris Gallery and keep pelargoniums going through the cold

How to buy and set up a tall cold frame

It’s a big investment, but you’ll reap the rewards if you sow and grow under glass, says our gardening expert

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