Sharon Amos

Sharon Amos

Sharon Amos has written about gardening for Saga Magazine, Country Homes & Interiors, Period Living and The Guardian, among others. She is also the author of Plants for Free, Great Plants for Tough Places and Create a Wildlife-Friendly Garden

In her own garden she relies on plants self-seeding to create new effects every year – she’s what you might call a laissez-faire gardener.

Latest Articles from Sharon

The beautiful Arabian oryx
Travel Advice

In search of the Arabian oryx

Sharon Amos journeys to the desert to find the Arabian oryx.

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Bayterek tower in Kazakhstan in front of beautiful fountains
Travel Advice

A snapshot of Kazakhstan

Of all the countries on the Silk Road, Kazakhstan is perhaps the least familiar - but should be no less enticing than its fascinating neighbours.

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Old port in Marseille, France
Travel Advice

Things to do in Marseille

Despite a multi-million euro makeover Marseille still retains its edge.

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Nigella Love in a Mist
Home & Garden

Blue flowers for your garden

These blue flowers are ideal for a cool colour scheme.

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Victoria falls at sunrise
Travel Advice

The Best of Zimbabwe

Sharon Amos shares her highlights of a dream holiday in Zimbabwe.

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Essential oil bottles on wooden table with flowers
Health & Wellbeing

Smell training for anosmia

How people with little or no sense of smell can regain some olfactory sensation.

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There are plenty of gadgets available that will make your kitchen easier to use
Home & Garden

How to make your kitchen easier to use

There are plenty of inexpensive kitchen gadgets that make things easier.

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Mature couple answering door to family
Home & Garden

How to make your home easier to live in

Find out how to easily adapt your home for your changing needs.

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Grandparent gardening with grandchild
Home & Garden

Encouraging grandchildren to garden

Find out how grandparents can encourage a love of gardening.

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