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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Bee sitting on a purple flower
Home & Garden

How to make a bee-friendly garden

Be bee-friendly by building a buzz filled garden.

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Ladybird sitting on leaf with dewdrops
Home & Garden

Encouraging biodiversity in your garden

How to ensure your garden supports a thriving community of wildlife.

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Pot plant ouside in winter covered in ice and snow
Home & Garden

How to protect potted plants from winter frost & rain

Plants growing in pots outside can have a tough time during the cold months.

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Pot plant ouside in winter covered in ice and snow
Home & Garden

How to protect potted plants from winter frost & rain

Plants growing in pots outside can have a tough time during the cold months.

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Autumnal leaves, which can be used to make leaf mould
Home & Garden

How to make leaf mould

Leaf mould can make a wonderful compost or mulch.

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Gardener spreading mulch
Home & Garden

Mulch to save moisture

A thick layer of mulch will make maintaining borders easy.

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