Horticulture

grasses
Great Grasses: 4 Hand-Picked Garden Heroes

Whether you’re planning your very own prairie paradise or require some structure in an already…

pruning wisteria
Working Wonders on Wisteria: A Summer-Pruning Masterclass

With the searing heat of July on the wane, the gentle, hazy descent into the…

agapanthus
Glorious in the Garden Now…Agapanthus

At it’s best: We’re not sure about your garden, but here at The Garden Barn,…

greenhouse
5 reasons why every garden needs a greenhouse (even if only a mini one)

Is there a gap in your garden that’s crying out for something a little exotic?…

leaf mould
Make fallen leaves into an excellent soil improver

Making leaf mould is good motivation for raking all those leaves up; the more leaves…

anemone
Glorious in the garden now…….Anenome ‘September Charm’

At it’s best: ‘September Charm’ flowers in August and, as it’s name suggests, September, making…

achillea terracotta
Glorious in the garden now…Achillea ‘Terracotta’

At it’s best: Achilleas generally flower from July through August and September, providing colour ranging…

Tall, beautiful pleached and in glorious colour?

When we think of pleached trees and panels we tend to think of tall and…

Idea for spring window box, pot or basket

Looking for something a bit different to give a great display and last through spring…into…

Bewitched by Hamamelis

Bewitched by Hamamelis With their scented, spider-shaped flowers, Hamamelis sparkle in the winter sunlight and herald the coming…