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

Courtyard garden with furniture and topiary
Home & Garden

Turn your courtyard into a classical formal garden

Sharp outlines and splashes of colour can transform your patio.

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Jungle courtyard
Home & Garden

Turn your courtyard into a tropical jungle

How to turn a tiny, uninspiring courtyard into a lush, tropical space.

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Succulent pot plants on a windowsill
Home & Garden

How to protect exotic plants over winter

Top tips on caring for exotic plants throughout the frosty British winter.

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Pink oriental poppies growing in the garden
Home & Garden

How to grow oriental poppies

If your border is in need of a pick-me-up, plant some oriental poppies.

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Gardener moving a shrub
Home & Garden

How to move a shrub

Is a shrub getting in your way or does it grow poorly because it's been planted in the wrong part of the garden? Then why not carefully excavate the rootball and transport it to a new home where it will thrive.

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Senior lady gardening
Home & Garden

Join a gardening club

Join a gardening club to meet like-minded people.

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Mixed salad leaves growing in large box
Home & Garden

How to grow mixed salad leaves

Grow your own 'cut and come again' salad with this simple guide.

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White lilies against a blue sky
Home & Garden

How to grow lilies

Lilies are elegant plants with bewitching flowers that are often heavily scented.

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Sparrow sitting on a branc in winter snow
Home & Garden

Winter care for garden birds

Garden birds are extremely vulnerable over winter.

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