Is your Bearded Iris reluctant to flower or congested? This quick “How to” guide will give you the confidence to chop yours up and start again!
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
Bearded Iris are superstars of our gardens, their elegant flowers have been gracing our borders for well over a century and luring us to try and extend their range of colours but what happens when you forget the name or inherit a beauty?
Here’s what I did…
With lockdown continuing for all of us take a moment to see our hard work at Ulting Wick courtesy of the NGS film crew, its the closest we can get to having you visit! Stay safe and continue looking after each other ❤
Catching up after my bout of the lurgy, Feeling anxious, growing veg and fighting a losing battle with clay soil. This is how my April is going, how about you?
A quick look at what we will be doing in the garden in March at Ulting Wick, weather permitting, and a few ideas for yourself at home. Sowing seeds, veg gardening and hoping for a bit more sunshine!
The wonders of friendly Fungi! Its taken a year to trial this product and I cant tell you how glad I am that its been such an amazing success having lost so many bulbs in previous years. Find out exactly what I did with the Bulb Starter packs from Empathy…
What better than a walk through crisp, cold woodlands, your breath coming out in clouds and the tip of your nose tingling, with the added delight of a carpet of pure white flowers shivering in the breeze for as far as the eye can see… come and join the Galanthophiles and learn the joys of snowdrops!
Our Apple pruning workshops are now into their 4th year. We specialise in small personal groups ensuring you receive one on one training whatever level you are.
Perfect for the professional or home gardener looking to extend their skills.
For the last 2 years I have been raising money for this charity that is close to my heart. They helped us enormously when mum was dying and to give something back has been cathartic. Heres the story of how I and 12 other brave(mad) people trekked Cambodia for Marie Curie!
I was given the opportunity to see the park first hand and a copy of their new book about the gardens… and its brilliant!
A visit to the park is wonderful but how do the gardens staff create this perfect environment for the flora and fauna that live there?
Find out a bit more for yourself!
An update on Ulting Wick’s garden diary.
What’s been happening here?
Open gardens for NGS and competitions!
What makes you fall in love with a plant? Do you long for acid soil to grow these wonderful, elegant shrubs?
How about trying them in a pot! I fell in love with them whilst working in Kent and I’ve just added one to my garden, I think it won’t be the last…