Category Archives: Planting Advice

Growing Dahlias

Dahlias give a full-on display of flowers from July until the first frost of the autumn.  They are perfect for providing masses of colourful cut flowers.  They are available in a huge range of colours and flower forms to suit all tastes. … Continue Reading »

Hardy Palms

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 »

How to grow Olive trees

Olive trees, or Olea europaea are generally considered the kings of the Mediterranean landscape, but popularity in the UK has increased in recent years. This fact sheet will tell you how to grow Olive trees successfully in the UK.

Their combination… Continue Reading »