A trip to your local garden centre will see an array of all sorts of colourful bedding plants ready for the summer. But … frosts still loom and these tender plants still need to be kept under cover until the end of the month. Plant up a basket or summer pot but either place it in a greenhouse or tuck it up with garden fleece over night.
When the sun shines on a Sunday I’m like a kid in a sweetie shop; what to do first I’m my patch?
Planting up Dahlias and begonias is a nod to cutting flowers and great summer floral displays.
Snowdrop (Galanthus) is a species of flower of over 20 varieties. It has historic valuable and true values, that represent rebirth and the power of overcoming issues in life.
Peonies are tough, resilient plants, that cope well with our cold British winters. In fact if they do not get frosts over the winter the chance of flowering is greatly reduced. Peonies can be planted now and through …
The chill of winter brings the joy of seeing wildlife depending on the garden. Planting trees, large shrubs and climbing plants provides necessary perches and security for birds tempted by the food we put out.