Gardening tips: plant a Hydrangea for summer-long colour

Beautiful colourful Hydrangea flowers in kent

   Hydrangea ‘Kardinal Violet’ is compact enough for most gardens. Photograph: Alamy Blooming in spring and summer, the hydrangea is considered a shrub. But despite their ability to be rather large showstoppers in your yard, how to grow hydrangeas isn’t a question even the novice gardener will need to ask – these beauties all but […]

Tips for growing healthy, beautiful roses: Plenty of sun

Rose gardening in kent beautiful sunlit roses

When deciding where to plant your roses, keep the sun in mind. Roses do best in plenty of direct sunlight, at least 5 to 6 hours a day, if possible. The sun in the morning is the most important because it helps prevent diseases by drying the leaves of your roses. If your roses are […]

How do you know when a job is well done?

When the client is almost in tears because they are so happy with the job you have done for them; you know it’s a job well done, and a bank holiday to enjoy it as well! On time, on budget and onto the next one on Tuesday! 💪💪💪 Enjoy the last long weekend everyone, I […]

Can you have too many Alliums?

Can you have too many Alliums landscaping in kent

Working in my own garden today. I think I’ve become a bit obsessed with plants 🤔 Alliums.. Can you have too many Alliums?

Top Ten Attractions at Kew Gardens

Here’s a great video from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is in Richmond on the outskirts of London, and is one of the most amazing gardens in the world. It has an extraordinary diversity of plants, over 14,000 trees and it is all set within a vast and beautiful landscape […]

The Beauty of Kent.

I found this interesting article from VisitKent.co.uk that I’d like to share, about the beauty of Kent. In Kent, spectacular scenery invites great escapes. Make sure you get out and about to explore some of the county’s special landscapes.    A third of Kent is covered by Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, including the 878 sq […]