Martyn Cox

Martyn Cox

Martyn Cox is a prolific garden writer and author with a tiny, but plant packed garden in East London. Martyn writes a weekly column for The Mail on Sunday and monthly for Grow it! His work regularly features in BBC Gardeners' World, The English Garden, Grand Designs and Sainsbury's Magazine.


Latest Articles from Martyn

Cat sitting on a windowsill next to a houseplant
Home & Garden

Winter survival guide for houseplants

Central heating, draughts and lower light levels will soon take its toll on plant health.

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Gardener digging soil
Home & Garden

Prepare your soil for spring planting

Early winter is perfect to wrap up warm and prepare the soil for the spring.

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Senior woman planting bulbs into a pot
Home & Garden

How to buy, plant and grow bulbs

Spring bulbs are nature's answer to fireworks. Bury them and wait for an explosion of colour.

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Hedge being cut by gardener
Home & Garden

Planting a privacy hedge

Hedges provide shelter, act as a windbreak, dampen sound and give privacy.

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Herb and lettuce garden
Home & Garden

Companion planting in the vegetable garden

Follow our guide to successful companion planting.

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Well kept garden
Home & Garden

Make your garden add value to your home

An attractive garden can add thousands to the selling price of your house.

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Garden pond with flowers and shrubs
Home & Garden

How to design and build a wildlife pond

Building a wildlife pond is the best way to attract wildlife into your garden.

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Indoor lemon tree
Home & Garden

How to grow citrus plants indoors

Citrus plants are perfect for providing winter interest.

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Alpine purple asters
Home & Garden

Help alpines survive winter

How you can help these Lilliputian gems survive the winter.

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