Val Bourne

Val Bourne

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.

Latest Articles from Val

Pink diascias
Home & Garden

Drought-tolerant plants that can be left for the summer

Find out which plants can survive with very little water over summer.

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Lupins growing in garden with tall pink in the foreground
Home & Garden

How to grow lupins

Lupins' peppery scent seems to lure in bumble bees.

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Butterfly sitting on correctly pruned lavender
Home & Garden

Pruning lavender

The best ways to prune French and English lavender to help your plant thrive.

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