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Human hand holding mixture of compost and soil
Vaccinium corymbosum (Blueberry), trimming base of cutting just below a node
Easy compost bin made from cardboard boxes and chicken wire.
Tomato seeds in tray of compost
Weaving willow around hazel rods to create a willow wigwam
Weaving willow around hazel rods to create a willow wigwam
Weaving willow around a hazel rod frame
Pushing hazel rods into the grass around a pot to create a willow wigwam
Binding rods together with twine to make a willow wigwam
Plant cuttings planted in ceramic and wicker pots
Pile of stems
Cutting a stem with secateurs
Selection of hazel rods and willow
Bulbs planted in a wooden box
Cutting a plant with secateurs
Watering bulbs in containers
Man's hand placing broken clay pieces on bottom of green plastic trough, close-up
Packing the spaces around the root ball of a Christmas tree
Inserting plug plants into modules filled with compost
Cardboard egg box containing tomato plant seedlings
Cutting back rosemary using a clippers
Focus on mulch around base of young herb
Trimming box hedge with clippers
Holding two different soil types in palms of hands
Trimming garden hedge with shears
Close up of model cutting back allium plant in pot.
Child planting diagonal rows of herbs in square terracotta container, removing feverfew
Square terracotta container, child planting sage, roseamry, thyme, marjoram and parsley
Child filling bottom of square terracotta pot with clay pellets, using trowel, full
Removing moss and weeds from soil of herb plant.
Person holding pot of herbs, Eastern Basil and Sweet Wood ruff
Child preparing carrots and parsnips for potting; cutting tops from carrots,
Child re-potting silver tree, turning plant upside down
Rex-cultorum begonia and spider plant growing in small plastic pots, child dampening
A prickly pear cactus Opuntia being carefully removed from its pot with the aid of
Rex-cultorum begonia and spider plant growing in a green plastic pots, child watering
Child transplanting leafy seedling into individual plastic flowerpot, pushing label
Child planting seeds in seed tray, forming three rows, scattering seeds from hand
Seedlings growing in long green seed tray, new shoots appearing from compost, child
Inserting final pot plant into window box.
Child planting large seeds in small plastic pots, pushing seeds firmly into compost
Child placing Tradescantia leaf cutting into glass of water.
Child planting avocado stones in small plastic pots, pointed ends sticking out of the soil
Child planting miniature succulent garden in shallow white planter box, turning plant
Potted avocado plant growing in a red plastic pot, long straight stem, young leaves
Recently-Potplant,potted avocado, new shoot emerging from avocado stone, planted in red plastic pot
Potted avocado plants in red plastic pots; thriving young plant with long stem
Child planting miniature succulent garden in a whtie plant container, trimming straggly
Child preparing white plant container; covering layer of gravel with potting compost
Child arranging small potted plants in white plant container, holding smal flower pots
Child planting flowers in shallow white planter box, spooning compost between flowers
Established standard rose being pruned in early spring, close-up
Roots being trimmed from bonsai tree, close-up
Person cutting lower leaves from stem with secateurs, close-up
Mammillaria cactus being removed from pot, brown paper wrapped around it to protect from spines
Tulips being wrapped in brown paper before being placed in conditioning solution
Ring of white chips being placed around potted cactus, other types of decorative
Aechmea fasciata (Urn plant) being removed from pot that has become to small for it
Removing seedlings of a houseplant from pot, using fork, close-up
Hands wearing gardening gloves using pruning shears to prune a rose, close-up
Man using secateurs to shape buxus into tree in plant pot
Watering freshly laid turf with watering can
Using bubble wrap to insulate glass in greenhouse
Watering the leaves of a bulb flower with a watering can
Hands rolling turf on soil
Using secateurs to remove leaves from pot plant
Removing plant from uspide down plant pot
Using newspaper and trowel to mulch plant
Dividing and potting an herbaceous plant
Using hands to divide herbaceous plant
Planting a basket
Planting a hanging basket, close-up
Using trowel to cover bulbs with soil in barrel
Planting a window box with red geraniums
Hands planting Buxus sempervirens (Boxwood) plant in terracotta pot
Unpotting a plant, close-up
Cornus sp. (Dogwood) being hard-pruned
Wearing protective gloves to remove cactus from pot, close-up
Easing Schlumbergera 'Frida' cactus plant out of pot, close-up
Hand arranging cacti and succulents in terracotta bowl, Echeveria elegans, Echeveria fimbriata
Hands collecting seeds from a ripe seedhead capsule of Iris laevigata (Rabbit-ear iris)
Humulus lupulus, young Hop plants being guided through netting, side view.
Various terracotta flower pots, seedlings, compost and plant labels in a potting tray
Person cutting Paeonia lutea (Peony) seed before planting, close-up
Removing Calathea plant from plastic plant pot, close-up
Planting well-rooted softwood cutting in pot of compost, close-up
Using a dibber to plant Campanula seedlings in a tray, close-up
Cutting back flowered shoot to leave two or three buds, using secateurs
Watering small thyme plants, using a watering can.
Using fingers to flatten compost around Hippeastrum bulb in plant pot
Potted herbs, Mentha sp., Mint (left), and Thymus sp., Thyme (right), shovel in front.
Removing leafless back-bulb when dividing Cymbidium plant
Dividing plant by separating it into sections using hands
Removing old compost from around Hippeastrum bulb using metal widger
Cutting off dead roots from a Cymbidium plant, using secateurs, close-up
Man using penknife to cut new plantlet with aerial roots from parent plant, close-up
Severing offsets from Aechmea plant, using a sharp knife, close-up
Man removing section from Opuntia ficus-indica (Prickly pear cactus) with piece of paper
Propagating pineapples from crown shoot, cutting off crown with a sharp knife, close-up
Vaccinium corymbosum (Blueberry), inserting cutting into hole in pot of cutting compost
Ribes uva-crispa (Gooseberry), removing basal bud or shoot 10cm from base of rooted cutting
Placing cutting in pot with the stem portions at an angle and growth buds just above soil
Usings fingertips to remove dried wlld strawberry seeds from pod
Using secateurs to remove Hydrangea macrophylla leaves
Pulling out low laterals growing from the main stem of a plum tree, close-up
Using penknife to cut scion graft
Potatoes stored in a double-layered paper sack in a clean, dry place, with the top
Pea seeds in the palm of a hand being sown in two rows in soil.
Low-level fine-mesh netting fixed to canes over a crop of cabbages Brassica oleracea
Granite chips, close up.
Man preparing to fork out compost removed from a wheelbarrow.
Close-up of man's hands thinning carrot plants, seedlings growing in soil, black
Man using a metal water can to water tomatoes growing in a straw bale contained in
Wooden bird nesting box with round access hole, plants growing up and around it, lawn
Corner section of a well-weathered wooden garden seat, leafy bush in background.
Well-weathered garden seat standing at edge of circular garden paving.
Close-up of seeds and tiny dry seedheads in the palm of a hand.
Close-up of peat falling from the open palms of a pair of hands.
Seedlings being planted into seed tray.
Bird deterrent made from a potato with feathers stuck in it and suspended by string.
Close-up of a glitter-ball suspended by string from a twig designed to scare birds
Close-up of weeding garden with a hoe, clearing weeds from soil.
Close-up of long-handled garden fork spreading manure over plot as a mulch.
Close-up of a man's hand tipping brandling worms from a container into the soil
Jet of water emerging from spout of metal watering can, blurred background.
Handful of potting compost held up in palm, close up.
Repotting a houseplant, close-up
Greenhouse work surface showing plants in pots, small heap of compost, terracotta plant pots
Hands bending a sunflower to extract seeds.
Using tweezers to steady and a scalpel to remove a Dionysia aretioides rosette 5-10mm
Removing healthy shoot from Solenostemon (Coleus), removing just below a node,
Man using spade to dig planting hole for container-grown variegated Euonymus
Man potting Vitis Vinifera cuttings that have rooted individually
Man using secateurs to make two-bud vine stem cuttings
Supporting apple in palm of hand, ready to twist. Close-up.
Man using penknife to remove leaf from bud stick during chip budding
Potting garlic cloves in seed module containing compost, using hands
Hand placing leek seed in module filled with seed compost, close-up
Planting various different herbs in a strawberry planter
Person bevelling edge of scion with sharp knife, Mammillaria herrerae (Mammillaria cactus)
Man using penknife to cut lower end of scion to narrow wedge shape for grafting
Person inserting scion into clefted stock of succulent plant, close-up
Using metal widger to remove Haworthia Cymbiformis offset from plant pot
Inserting Haworthia Cymbiformis offset into plant pot of compost using a metal widger
Person holding onto Opuntia leucotricha (Prickly pear cactus) with paper and removing
Person removing leaf from succulent plant, close-up
Person inserting Notocactus schlosseri seedling into small pot with metal widger
Person teasing out roots from Aloe arborescens (Krantz aloe)
Person dividing clump of Notocactus schlosseri seedlings into individual small plants
Person lifting clump of Notocactus schlosseri seedlings from pot with metal widger
Person spraying water onto compost and seeds in pot
Person lining moist sphagnum moss in wire hanging basket
Person removing an offset from Eichhornia crassipes (Water hyacinth)
Person placing compost in plant pot, potted cacti and succulents nearby
Person planting division of rhizomatous plant in container of lined hessian and damp soil
Person trimming long roots of rhizomatous plant with sharp knife
Splitting root mass of Acorus calamus (Sweet flag), using hands, close-up
Iris pseudacorus being repotted, hand adding compost, close-up
Hands dividing Iris pseudacorus plant, close-up
Person inserting Lagarosiphon major (aquatic plant) in compost using a dibber
Removing strong-growing buds from water lily roots, using a knife, close-up
Trimming back water lily roots to within 5cm of tuber, using secateurs, close-up
Girl's hands planting seeds in pots, bowl of compost and trowel nearby
Planting lily bulblets into pot of loam-based compost, close-up
Picking off lily bulblets from dead stem after flowering, close-up
Boy's hands covering geranium cutting in plant pot with plastic bag and securing
Potting up sections of Cyclamen hederifolium bulb, close-up
Cutting a Cyclamen hederifolium bulb into pieces, using a sharp knife, close-up
Boy's hands planting a cutting from a geranium in a plant pot, close-up
Trimming off tip and roots from Hippeastrum bulb, using a sharp knife, close-up
Placing daffodil bulb on its cut end, then cutting downwards through basal plate
Dividing pieces of daffodil bulb with scalpel (propagating by twin-scaling)
Sowing Fritillaria meleagris seeds evenly over compost in pot, close-up
Slicing off nose of daffodil bulb, using a sharp knife (propagating by twin-scaling)
Hands peeling off scales from a lily bulb (propagating by scaling), close-up
Harvesting cyclamen seed capsules using fingers, seeds soaking in dish of water
Pulling off cormels from parent corm (Gladiolus) using fingers, close-up
Pulling offsets away from parent bulb of Crinum plant, using hands, close-up
Inserting a single offset from a Crinum plant into pot of compost, using fingers, close-up
Pulling clump of Crinum plant apart, using hands, close-up
Removing outer skin from daffodil bulb using fingers, finished bulbs in background
Separating pairs or clumps of daffodil bulbs with large offsets into individual bulbs
Young man using paintbrush to dust tulip bulbs with fungicide
Young man removing dried soil from tulip bulb
Hands removing outer skin from Nerine bulb, close-up
Hands dividing clumps of Nerine bulbs, close-up
Hands covering daffodil bulbs in pot with potting compost, close-ups.
Transfering transplanting pea seedlings from plastic guttering to soil using a planting
Hand planting daffodil bulbs in prepared pot, close-up
Man harvesting yellow and green chili pepper by hand.
Man harvesting an aubergine by hand using a pocket-knife.
Man looping a string around the root ball of a tomato plant to train it to climb.
Man removing side-shoots on a tomato plant by hand.
Man harvesting sweetcorn by hand, breaking off the ripe vegetable cob.
Man planting sweetcorn in blocks of staggered rows to encourage wind pollination.
Vegetables growing under a glass-tent cloche to protect crops against cold, frost.
Man's hands cutting chicory roots.
Man's hands squeezing seeds in paste mixture out of plastic bag into soil, demonstrating
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