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 »
Choosing plants that can tolerate prolonged hot dry conditions can help ensure your garden continues to have colour throughout the summer.
Plants with silver leaves are good at coping with drought so Lavenders, Cistus, Convolvulus, Eryngium and Perowskia are all great in… Continue Reading »
Make watering easy with Hozelock
An automatic watering system takes the work out of watering the garden, ensures your plants are healthy all year round and that you use water as efficiently as possible.Using drip emitters, you can achieve water savings of… Continue Reading »
Wine and Roses & Graziella are 2 new ever green varieties that have been selected for their unusual foliage, which adds interest to the plant year round.
Wine and Roses was bred at Glendoick Garden in Scotland. This is a semi-dwarf, very… 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 »