Plant of the Month

What’s looking glorious in the garden now

Glorious in the Garden Now… Astrantia
Like bouquets of fallen stars in the flowerbed, astrantias are an early summer perennial that…
Cephalaria Gigantea
Glorious in the Garden Now… Cephalaria Gigantea
Welcome pollinating insects and wildlife with one plant known for its nectar-rich beauty is the…
Crocus
Glorious in the Garden Now…Crocus vernus

Blooming throughout the late winter and spring, the humble Crocus vernus has become historically celebrated…

Pyrus communis
Glorious in the Garden Now…Pyrus Communis ‘Williams Bon Chretien’

The Pyrus communis or ‘Williams Bon Chretien’ is one of England’s most popular and historic…

Glorious in the Garden Now…Chaenomeles Japonica 

  Also known as Japanese quince this versatile plant, not to be confused with the…

spring shrubs for aromatherapy
4 Superb Shrubs and Climbers for Springtime Garden Aromatherapy

Delight in the sweetest springtime garden scents. Our pick of the most fragrant plants to…

8 winter trees
Top 8 winter trees & shrubs with splendid barks & foliage
Welcome to the second in our series on plants for creating winter interest in your…
winter garden boost
Cool Yule: 6 plants that give the winter garden a boost
The countdown to Christmas is on and a little cool yule in the garden can…
cyclamen
Glorious in the garden now…..cyclamen

At its best: Providing pretty spring-like colour from early autumn, through the depths of winter…

clematis
Glorious in the Garden Now…Early Large-Flowered Clematis

  At it’s best: Despite being labelled ‘Early Large’, this group of clematis often follow…