Count on Heathers to keep the garden colourful Part of the Ericaceae family there are over 4,000 varieties of Heather to choose from, one to suit every garden. They make a welcome addition to any garden bed, border or pot, providing splashes of white, pink and purple colour all year round, while foliage colours vary […]
With the dark months creeping in, there is no better time to spruce up your garden with Helleborus. Also known as the Christmas Rose, the Hellebore is a traditional garden favourite, making it the perfect choice for our Plant of the Month for January. With a colour range of pure white through to deep purple, […]
September’s plant of the month is Chrysanthemums This month’s Plant of the Month is the trusty Chrysanthemum – a staple of most gardens and yet highly undervalued. There would be few flowers blooming in an October garden were it not for garden mums. Their clusters of flower heads show over a long period and are […]
July’s plant of the month is Conifers Few gardens rely solely on flowers for year-round interest, they also need a structure of different plant shapes, colours and textures to provide a background and maintain year-round appeal. Conifers are ideal because they are available in so many forms, are hardy, easy to care for and long-living. Hedges In a variety of growth rates and colour give […]
June’s plant of the month is Roses June is a lovely month to be in the garden. With the evenings getting longer and brighter and the longest day of the year on the 21st June, the extra light and warmth encourages the garden to put on a burst of growth. One plant that puts on a […]
May’s plant of the month is Lavender Relax with a versatile ‘French’ friend! Close your eyes for a moment: now, conjour up an image of soft, warm French sunlight and a sea of waving lavender stretching across a hillside – the perfect picture of Provence. Like to go there? Better still, like to bring the […]
The plants of the month for March are pansies and violas, a lovely, cheery group of plants that never fails to put a smile on a gardener’s face.