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

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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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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Rockery
Home & Garden

How to make a rockery

Create a rockery to add structure and interest to any garden.

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Saxifraga
Home & Garden

Rockery plant ideas for your garden

Read our suggestions for rockery plants for year-round colour and interest.

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Colourful herbaceous border
Home & Garden

Using colour in your garden design

The way you use colour in your garden can have an impact on how the space feels.

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Trellis with ivy
Home & Garden

How to improve your garden security

Top tips on deterring intruders and keeping valuables secure.

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Outdoor security light on the side of a house
Home & Garden

Your guide to buying outdoor security lights

Light up your garden with our guide to buying outdoor security lights.

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Garden shed
Home & Garden

How to improve your garden shed security

Keep your shed - and its contents - extra secure with these tips.

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