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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Working in my own garden today. I think I’ve become a bit obsessed with plants ? Alliums.. Can you have too many Alliums?
Frogmore House and Garden, a historical Royal residence situated in the Home Park of Windsor Castle, will open its gates next month as part of its annual charity garden open days. A Royal retreat since 1792, when it was purchased by George III for his wife, Queen Charlotte, Frogmore was originally built during the 17th […]
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 […]
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 […]