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

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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Green water butt with tap in garden
Home & Garden

How to fit a water butt

Save and recycle rainwater by installing a water butt in your garden. You could even save money.

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Japanese maple
Home & Garden

Perk up your autumn garden

Quick fixes for dull and bare patches in the garden.

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Autumn leaves being raked
Home & Garden

Autumn lawn care

Autumn is a great time to give your lawn a pick-me-up.

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Gardener spreading green manure
Home & Garden

Green manures

Why we should fill bare patches in our vegetable plots with nutritious green manures.

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

How to protect potted plants from winter frostĀ & rain

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

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