Category Archives: Plants

Drought Tolerant Plants

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 »

Hozelock Watering Systems

Hozelock Micro Irrigation

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 »

New Rhododendrons

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 »

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 »