Val is an award-winning garden writer, photographer and lecturer.
Val writes for The Daily Telegraph, Saga Magazine and many others and has been awarded the Garden Media Journalist of the Year. Val also judges the perennial and dahlia trials at RHS Wisley. Her website can be found at www.valbourne.co.uk.
Find out what to plant for your own miniature woodland patch.
Turn an overgrown plot into a productive vegetable garden.
Trilliums are spring-flowering woodlanders.
Find out how to grow parsnips and which varieties are best.
Find out how to grow rhubarb and which varieties are best.
Find out what vegetables you can plant in late winter.
There are over 2,000 species of euphorbias in the world.
Find out how to grow kale and which varieties are best.
This is one of the most challenging places in the garden.