The African lilly is the Jewel of the July and August garden, Agapanthus come in all sizes, but how do you know which one would be best for you?
Professional Horticulturalist, working in the trade since 1998. Keen plantswoman specialising in Ornamentals, Organic vegetable growing, No-Dig gardening and a great lover of exotic tropicals Keen wildlife and nature photographer and amateur artist
I never thought that the view of RHS Hampton Court Flower Show would make me cry tears of joy, but standing once more looking at the view of the Long Water was a special moment
Welcome back to the show gardens!
I mentioned in my last post about Hardys Chelsea stand and their involvement with Candides Festival of Flowers, well I zoomed down to see it for myself!
Its a virtual world for Chelsea for the second year running and if you, like me, are hanging out for your flower fix here’s how to access it!
Also brag alert, the header photo was a garden I helped build back in 2007!
Memories of childhood trees are stirred by a request to find a flowering Cherry. Of all the trees in the English landscape this Japanese import has so much to offer but its future is uncertain unless action is taken soon…
Its been a tough start to 2021, we’ve gone from biblical rain to freezing ice with a relentlessly grey sky in between! Chin up though it cant last forever, lets make some plans…
As Spring approaches you might want to consider an addition for the future to your garden in the form of a Magnolia tree but which one!
With so many marvellous flowers and colours to pick from come with me as we virtually walk through some of your options. Then plan a visit for the future to see them in person in gardens across the UK
What can be better than soaking up a bit of winter sun in your own back garden, here’s a few things to do in January. With handy links to “How to” on Wisteria and Apple pruning
Happy New Year indeed and here’s hoping its easier than last year eh! I’ve taken a moment to review my thoughts on 2020, my feelings, successes and my less successful moments. Most important to me though are my thoughts for the futures of gardens and how we as gardeners can really make a difference to everyone’s lives…
For those of you have already subscribed to the Adventures in Horticulture Garden Club here is the lineup for speakers over the next few months!
When our wonderful Tomato plants started dying at work we had to work out the cause. Was it Pest and Disease or was it weedkiller damage, maybe?
How did we solve the problem?
With garden clubs still a bit of a no go for us all I had an idea of how I could bring Zoom talks, How to videos and a monthly email, Q&A session to you all without putting any of my blog content behind a paywall and still answering questions on Twitter…