Our garden expert Phil McCann will be keeping us informed about what's he's been up to each week in his garden with his Gardener's Diary. From how he's dealt with the weather each week brings to keeping an eye on that bird food thief, keep up to date with Phil and his gardening right here.

He'll also be keeping us up to date with all the gardening events which will be happening over the country, check in his diary and below to see what's happening near you this week. Keep an eye out, you may spot Phil there too!

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Gardening events this month:

02-03 August     Bakewell Show - Bakewell, Derbyshire

03-06 August     RHS Hyde Hall Flower Show - Chelmsford, Essex

04-05 August     Taunton Flower Show – Taunton, Somerset

06 August            Donington Le Heath Manor Plant Fair – Coalville, Leics

11-12 August     Shrewsbury Flower Show – Quarry Park, Shrewsbury, Shrops

11-13 August     West Dean Gardens Chilli Fiesta – Chichester, Sussex

12 August            Carsington Water Plant Fair – Ashbourne, Derbyshire

13 August            Southwell Minster Gardens Plant Fair – Southwell, Notts

15-16 August     Anglesey County Show – Gwalchmai, Anglesey

17-20 August     Southport Flower Show – Victoria Park, Southport

20 August            Rare Plant Fair - The Bishop’s Palace, Wells, Somerset

20 August            Plant Fairs Roadshow & HPS Birthday – Chawton House Library, Nr Alton

27 August            Plant Fairs Roadshow – The Walled Nursery, Cranbrook, Kent

27 August            Flower Power Fair – Holker Hall, Cark, Cumbria

27-28 August     Edenbridge & Oxted Agricultural Show – Lingfield, Surrey

27-28 August     Dorothy Clive Garden Plant Fair – Market Drayton, Shrops

28 August            Flower Power Fair – Newburgh Priory, Coxwold, N Yorks

To find out more visit the RHS website here

Visit our Help & Advice section for top tips on what you should be doing in your garden this August.