If you want pots full of dense and colourful bulbs in spring, planting layers of different bulbs, also known as a bulb lasagne with plants planted above will produce a long lasting mass of colour.
The largest and latest flowering bulbs need… Continue Reading »
Hardy Fuchsias, £7.99 each or buy 2 for only £12.
There are many types of fuchsias to choose from. Those that are recommended to be planted in the garden and left there during the winter months are listed as hardy. Choose from… Continue Reading »
Some palms are some suitable for planting outdoors in the British Isles. Hardy palms are invaluable as structural plants in tropical-style gardens and look effective when planted with bamboos and New Zealand flax. In pots they can form striking architectural features on… Continue Reading »
Herbs are one of the most rewarding container crops; most are also easy to grow. The simplest way to succeed with herbs is to buy plants, although some can be grown from seed.
To ensure long lasting supply of herbs make sure… Continue Reading »
There are fruit trees available to suit every garden. They will reward you for years to come with delicious fruit and give structure and a sense of tradition to your garden.
There is a bewildering choice available, especially when it… Continue Reading »
Fruit trees are best planted in the tree’s dormant season (October to March). The earlier the better as the soil is more likely to be workable.
You will need; soil improver ( Westland tree and shrub compost), bonemeal, mycorrizal soil stimulant… Continue Reading »