Landscaping group Marshalls share price jumped up by as much as six per cent this week as the builders merchants and garden centre supplier reported bumper profits in its 2016 full-year results.
Visit our schools section to find out more about the exhibit at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show and how to get involved.
After a man sadly lost his life this week in a chainsaw accident we would like to ask all our readers to use their power tools with care and always take the correct safety precautions.
Parks across the UK are facing funding cuts of up to 97% causing fears of a return to the state of neglect of the 1980s.
We are launching a brand new feature called Behind the Headlines where we take a behind the scenes look a the gardening world. Check it out in the News section.
If you of a gardening event taking place this year, please submit it to ours events list by clicking here
Correction to the closing date for the competition in this week's magazine. The correct date is Friday 13th January
Remember to protect your plants if your garden is exposed to frost.
Happy New Year from the Sun Gardening Team.
We are closing in the shortest day on 21st December. But don't worry, soon the days will start getting longer and your garden will spring back into life.
The poinsettia competition is now closed.We would like to thank everyone who entered and we will be getting in contact with winning schools shortly.
To enter your school for the Poinsettia Prize draw visit the schools section of the site or Click Here
Now the weather is getting colder check out our November step by step projects to get ready for winter.
Listen out for Steve and Val Bradley, Sun Gardening's resident gardening expert on BBC Radio Kent on Sunday Morning 96-97.6 FM (Kent) or online
Make sure you check out the Schools section of the site for details about the Tete a Tete Prize Draw.
Apple Fair at West Dean Gardens including garden tours, talks on heritage varieties, cider making and cooking demonstrations.
Looking for something to do this weekend? The Malvern Autumn Show is happening in Worcestershire on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of September.
Don't forget to enter your school for the chance to win a Suttons Voucher. See our Schools section for more details.
Make sure you keep your plants watered during the hot weather but don't water in direct sun because you might scorch the leaves.
The Shrewsbury Flower Show is taking place on the Friday 12th & Saturday 13th August. Visit www.shrewsburyflowershow.org.uk for further details.
This weekend there are Plant Hunters' Fairs in Shrewsbury and Ashbourne. See our Sun Gardening Calendar for more information
If you are looking for something to this weekend there is a Plant Hunters Fair in Macclesfield and a Plant and Garden Fair in Buckinghamshire.
Don't forget, The 2016 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is on this weekend. Visit the RHS website for further details.
Global production of tomatoes for processing is set to fall nearly 8% this year to just under 38.1 million tons, compared to nearly 41.4 million tons in 2015.
If you want to meet Steve and Val from The Sun Gardening team head down to The Garden Show at Stansted Park where they will be answering gardening questions from the public.
Spain was the largest exporter of lettuce in 2015 accounting for over a third of the world's exported lettuce at a value of nearly 700 million Euros.
Today is the last day of the 2016 Chelsea Flower Show. Tune in to the BBC to have a last look at the gardens and watch the sell-off.
The latest news and pictures from 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show will be on the site from Monday. Watch this space!
There is now only just over one week left until the 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Keep checking the site for lots of info and pics. To book tickets visit the RHS website
We have a added a new Science and Technology section to the site. Check it out to learn more about the latest developments in horticulture.
A new pencil has been developed that can be planted after use. Where an eraser would usually sit on top of the pencil, it has a special seed capsule instead.
If you want to meet our experts and ask them a gardening question visit The Garden Show at Firle Place (near Brighton) this weekend.
Despite returning to profit Tesco is drawing up plans to sell its loss-making chain of garden centres, Dobbies.
There are Plant Hunters' Fairs taking place in Cheshire and Derbyshire this weekend. Have a look at our Calendar for further details and more events.
Prince Charles has been encouraging Prince George to get into gardening by planting trees with him at his Highgrove estate. He told BBC Radio 4 that his young grandson has helped to dig in "a tree or two".
The demand for flowers from Covent Garden Flower Market this Easter is experiencing some changes. Gone are more muted colours in favour of brighter shades like vibrant tulips to mix with pastel Ranunculus and Muscari. Daffodils are still popular though, as are blossoms like cherry and pussy willow.
According to new figures from the Garden Centre Association, garden centres saw a rise of 30% in the sales of indoor plants during February when compared to the same month last year. Overall sales in all departments saw a 21% increase.
Hanham Hall, Bristol, is a new housing development designed to meet the Govt Carbon Challenge initiative and become a zero carbon community. It incorporates allotments and greenhouses for the residents and sets a high standard for future new plans.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not head down to The Edible Garden Show at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry. Alternatively the Alpine Society Show is on at RHS Wisley on Sunday.
The New Sun Site has arrived. It is being worked on over the next few days so a few bits might not be quite finished yet. Don't forget to check out our new offers section.
If you are worried about your containers during the cold snap check out our project on how to protect them. Click here to find out more
The weather is due to get colder next week so don\'t forget to put some food out on the bird table. This is the hardest time of year for many small birds.
The Sun and Stars for Europe are delivering poinsettias to schools this week. Look out for the pictures in the paper.
Congratulations to our polytunnel competition winners: Mrs E Stanton from Lancing, West Sussex and Ms S Loveday from Sandford, Oxfordshire. We hope you enjoy your prizes!
The Poinsettias for Schools prize draw is now open. Click Here to enter your school. Good Luck!
The location for the new fifth RHS garden has been announced as Worsley New Hall, near Manchester. Currently in need of renovation, opening is set for 2019.
For full terms and conditions for the EGO+ Prize Draw Click Here
Don't forget to enter your child's school for the chance to win a Thompson and Morgan gardening voucher. See the schools section for details.
Sales of houseplants have risen nearly 10 percent this year after a long period of low interest. They were outsold only by clothing in a garden centre survey. Sales of seeds and bulbs fell.
Fancy a bargain? The RHS are currently offering discounts on their membership packages of up to 25%. Click Here to find out more.