With their striking forms and bold colours, ornamental onions are the stars of the show in the early summer garden.
These plants are the ultimate garden work horses, flowering for at least five months straight. Some of the most popular garden plants such as … read more
Yesterday I recorded this little video with my iPad, so not great quality, but it does give a good overview of this area of the garden.
This autumn-winter planting scheme provides a show of white flowers from September until March (Photo: November 2021) The planting area (above) is opposite our … read more
Over the years I have ended up with a lot of topiary in my garden. A majority of this is in the form of … read more
A handsome evergreen shrubwith masses of flowers in June 3.5ft (1.0 m) 5ft (1.5 m) white/yellow May/June full sun free-drained soil evergreenAvoid shade, wind … read more
This is one of the most interesting, reliable and highly scented peonies I have ever grown. It even grows in the dappled shade of … read more
Here are ten easy to grow bulbs and perennials which flower in the winter months. Together these gems provide a continual succession of colour … read more
“Formal Gardens are (as it were) statues to Nature.“– Ian Hamilton Finlay 2 “Weather is a third to place and time” – Ian Hamilton … read more
Need to plant a new hedge? Bare-root hedging is the most cost-effective way to do it Bare-root season runs between November and March I … read more
I may never buy another box plantthanks to Box blight and Box Moth caterpillar. Box. I used to love it. But I can’t see … read more
Virgin’s bowerClematis alpina AlbaSyn. C. Sibirica 8 ft (2.4 m) 3.5 ft (1 m) white Apr/May (Aug/Sep) full sun, part shade free-drained soil I … read more