Horticulture

productive garden
What to do in Winter: Plan a Productive Kitchen Garden

There’s just 10 short days until the Winter Solstice, when days slowly begin to lengthen,…

bare-root planting
Bare-Necessities: Bare-Root Planting Uncovered

Late-autumn through winter is the perfect time for planting bare-root trees, roses and shrubs, but…

thinking persons trees - liquidambar
Top 7 feature trees for the thinking person’s garden

Whether you are looking to add some structure to your garden, hoping to do your…

grasses
Great Grasses: 4 Hand-Picked Garden Heroes

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

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…