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

Gardener spreading mulch
Home & Garden

Mulch to save moisture

A thick layer of mulch will make maintaining borders easy.

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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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Plant irrigation system sprmnkling water over garden
Home & Garden

Holiday care for plants

How to prepare your garden before you pack your bags for the holidays.

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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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Planting a tree
Home & Garden

How to plant a tree

Autumn is a great time to plant both container and bare-root trees.

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Phalaenopsis moth orchid
Home & Garden

Easy-to-grow orchids

Orchids are a large and varied family of flowering plants that are perfect for providing a tropical touch to your interior space.

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Colourful plant bulbs
Home & Garden

Layered bulbs for spring colour

For maximum impact have a go at 'lasagne' planting bulbs in large containers.

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Red hippeastrum plants
Home & Garden

Growing and caring for hippeastrum

Make the most of your hippeastrum bulb.

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