Beginner's guide to gardening

Simple steps to get gardening

Our How-to guides give you fantastic ideas to develop your garden 

Creating containers

Learn how to create attractive and productive container displays, for all-year-round interest.

planting small plug plants Planting
strawberries Fruit


Don't be put off by strange vocabulary - check out common gardening terms.

Jargon explained

Get involved

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.