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

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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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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Edible produce growing in garden
Home & Garden

Create an edible garden

Think again if you thought it was impossible to grow fruit and vegetables alongside ornamental plants.

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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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Autumn-into-winter container
Home & Garden

Autumn-into-winter containers

Plant some pots or window boxes for a show of colour to brighten dull days.

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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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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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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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Garden snail
Home & Garden

How to control slugs and snails

Find out what you can do to keep slugs and snails under control.

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