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

Wheelbarrow full of autumn leaves
Home & Garden

Getting your garden ready for next year

How to restore order to an autumn garden and get it ready for next spring.

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Planting a container with herbs
Home & Garden

Make an everlasting herb container

Find out how to pot up popular kitchen herbs such as rosemary, thyme and sage.

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Watering can, umbrella and Wellington boots in a wet garden
Home & Garden

Wet weather garden survival guide

Find out how to minimise the damage that copious rainfall can have on a garden.

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Hanging basket
Home & Garden

How to plant up hanging baskets

Instantly transform dull walls with a hanging basket or two.

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Garden sprinkler turned off
Home & Garden

Waterwise gardening tips

Find out how to keep the garden going during a hosepipe ban.

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Snowdrops
Home & Garden

How to grow snowdrops

Plant your favourite snowdrops in pots, beds or naturalised on lawns.

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Small wildlife garden
Home & Garden

Turn your courtyard into a wildlife sanctuary

Even a small patio can attract wildlife with the right plants and habitats.

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Gardener pruning tree in winter
Home & Garden

Winter care of trees and shrubs

Harsh winter weather can take its toll on trees and shrubs.

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Mountain flax
Home & Garden

Turn your courtyard into a seaside sanctuary

Carefully chosen plants can transform a small sun-kissed patio garden into a delightful coastal garden.

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