Choosing plants for your garden – what to consider before purchasing!

If you’re new to gardening and are feeling inspired to go plant shopping, the vast range of shrubs, perennials, grasses, annuals and bulbs on offer can be bewildering. We are spoilt with the enormous variety of what’s available to buy these days, whether that’s at a garden centre or via a website. But the plants […]

Read More

5 essential … plants with white flowers

It sometimes seems that we are on an endless quest to find plants for seasonal colour, but we shouldn’t forget the dazzling year-round contribution that white flowers make to our gardens. Unsurpassed in their ability to light up shady areas, many bloom through the coldest winter days while others extend the day into night on […]

Read More

Highlights from the 2015 RHS Chelsea Flower Show

  I went to the Chelsea Flower Show twice this year – once on Press Day and then again later in the week as a paying visitor.  Seems a bit OTT I guess, but I really enjoy going twice as both trips have their advantages.  The obvious upside to Press Day is the lack of […]

Read More