Sharon Amos

Sharon Amos

Sharon Amos has written about gardening for Saga Magazine, Country Homes & Interiors, Period Living and The Guardian, among others. She is also the author of Plants for Free, Great Plants for Tough Places and Create a Wildlife-Friendly Garden

In her own garden she relies on plants self-seeding to create new effects every year – she’s what you might call a laissez-faire gardener.

Latest Articles from Sharon

Green chrysanthemum
Home & Garden

Green flowers for your garden

Green flowers are ideal for a subtle and fresh colour scheme.

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African marigolds, or tagetes
Home & Garden

Orange flowers for your garden

Vibrant orange flowers can add real warmth to your garden colour scheme. Read our suggestions for orange flowers for your garden.

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Home & Garden

Yellow flowers for your garden

Yellow flowers can add cheer to your garden at any time of year.

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Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Home & Garden

Red flowers for your garden

We share some ideas for red flowering plants and shrubs.

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Black 'Dark Night' tulips
Home & Garden

Black flowers for your garden

Black, or nearly black, flowers can add contrast to your garden.

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Cercis siliquastrum
Home & Garden

Pink flowers for your garden

Pink flower suggestions for spring, summer, autumn and winter colour.

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Honesty alba
Home & Garden

White flowers for your garden

Read our suggestions for beautiful white flowers and flowering shrubs.

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Campanulas
Home & Garden

Purple flowers for your garden

Ideal for a cool colour scheme of purples and blues.

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Trellis with ivy
Home & Garden

How to improve your garden security

Top tips on deterring intruders and keeping valuables secure.

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