Growing Lilies

Growing Lilies

Growing Lilies is rewarding and they make attractive additions to the early summer garden. Tall varieties are suitable for the border although some might grow well in pots too. Shorter varieties are brilliant on pots on the patio. Lilies are hardy but hate wet feet....
Growing Dahlias

Growing Dahlias

Dahlias have been grown in Britain for centuries and were a staple of the traditional early to mid twentieth century gardens based upon the Victorian school of gardening. Towards the end of the 20th century growing Dahlias became old fashioned and boring. That’s...
Growing Tuberous Begonias

Growing Tuberous Begonias

Begonias are a much loved summer bedding plant suitable for pots, tubs & hanging baskets. It’s a family of two strains: fibrous rooted & tuberous begonias. Fibrous rooted Begonias are usually sold in a bedding pack of 6 or so plants. Like all begonias...
More Summer Roses?

More Summer Roses?

Summer roses are still one of the most popular garden plants in the UK. gone are the days, for most of us, of long beds of the same variety of roses & with the introduction of new varieties including the great English Roses from David Austin roses are more often...