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 »
We recommend climbing beans as the perfect crop for novice gardeners or children. Everyone will have success and will pick baskets full of juicy beans.
They are an inviting crop;
Large, often colourful, easy-to-handle seeds. Like to be sown straight in the… Continue Reading »
Onions are especially easy to grow if grown from onion sets. A set is a baby onion.
You could choose to grow versatile white onions, sweet red onions for salads or shallots to store for winter stews.
Choose a… 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 »