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

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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Purple wisteria growing against an orange wall
Home & Garden

Pruning wisteria

Precise pruning of wisteria will bring forth a spectacular display of flowers.

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Lilac coloured cleamtis
Home & Garden

Pruning clematis

Pruning clematis, the 'Queen of Climbers', provides a regal display.

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Topiary bushes
Home & Garden

How to prune topiary

Pruning topiary will add shape and structure to your garden.

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Gardener pruning with secateurs
Home & Garden

How to prune shrubs. plants and trees

Pruning shrubs not be an ordeal, just follow our guide.

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Pampas grass against a blue sky
Home & Garden

How to tidy up ornamental grasses

How to make the most of these hard-working plants.

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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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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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