What to plant now – mid summer

What to plant now – mid summer

Mid summer : The beauty of mid summer is that you can almost plant anything in your garden now as long as you can water enough & regularly, like daily. The range of colourful plants, especially Hardy Perennials (as we call them) or sometimes known as cottage...
Successful Patio Gardening – Summer

Successful Patio Gardening – Summer

A summer patio, terrace or deck overflowing with summer flowers is loved by everyone. All too often the lovely fresh & strong growing plants run out of steam, may become insect ridden & diseased leading to disappointment. The same rules for healthy plants...
The best plants for your desk

The best plants for your desk

5 of the best desk plants Brighten up your working week with an office friendly plant Whether you work from home or a busy office, a desk plant is a great way to add an injection of colour and personality to your space. And aside from looking good, it could bring a...
Berried Treasure – Plants of the Moment

Berried Treasure – Plants of the Moment

Berried Treasure - Plants of the Moment Calicarpa ‘Profusion’  Berry-bearing trees and shrubs come into their own in autumn, creating colourful displays that can last well into winter. From elder berries to rose hips, crab apples to firethorns, the...
Your own New Potatoes for Christmas?

Your own New Potatoes for Christmas?

Your own New Potatoes for Christmas? Late / Summer Planting (Christmas) Potatoes What are Late / Summer Planting potatoes? Late Planting or Christmas potatoes as they are commonly known are planted late-June or July to produce that “new potato” taste late in the...