7 Alpines You Can Grow In The Border

How to successfully grow select Alpine plants in typical garden borders.

Many Alpines need special cultivation, but in this article I explain how I integrate some of the tougher species into my garden.

Includes cultivation tips, flowering times, and planting design potential.

3 New Lenten Rose seedlings

When renovating part of my woodland garden this month I discovered three self-sown Hellebore seedlings that have flowered for the first time — and they are absolutely wonderful. Take a look and tell me what you think of them.

Snow In Summer
(Cerastium tomentosum)

This underused perennial has two distinct seasons, first a mass of flowers in late spring, followed by brilliant silver foliage that lasts until the frosts. Easy to grow and versatile, it deserves to be more widely known.