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Be inspired by Katie Rushworth

One part of the formidable team of our presenters on ITV's 'Love Your Garden', with Alan Titchmarsh at the helm, Katie brings true creativity to gardening. Together with our teriffic team in store, Katie has created a series of how to video guides will hopefully inspire you in your own green room as well as sharing advice...


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Katie Rushworth's Guide to Planting in the Shade

Most gardens have a difficult spot in the shade where things can often struggle to grow. However, planting the right plants in the right place can transform your dull patch of shade into a green haven of colour and texture (read more)

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Planting for year round interest

Although many plants, just like people, have their quirks and thrive in different conditions, there are some excellent all-rounders that will cope with a myriad of different situations (read more)

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Alternative Topiary Balls

Structure and form are key components in a garden that needs to look good all year round. So we have given the humble hanging basket a 21st century makeover and created some alterative topiary using low maintenance, tough as old boots, Sedums and Sempervirens (read more)

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Creating a Wildlife Gabion

Usually filled with stone or pebbles, gabions can be used for all kinds of projects in the garden. Whether building a retaining wall, making a seat or even creating your own water feature as we have in our show garden here at Tong (read more)

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