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 […]

Rose gardening tips for growing healthy roses: Dig a big hole

Beautiful rose garden in Kent.jpg

When digging a hole for your roses, size matters and is a key factor in giving them a great start. Whether you’re planting container roses or bare-root roses,  you will need to dig a hole that is both wide enough to accomodate the root structure. Having your hole deep enough is paramount to good drainage. […]

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?

Getting your garden ready for spring

spring gardening tips

Getting your garden ready for spring One of the most joyous times of year is during the first days of spring when you can watch your garden come to life. Fragrance is bursting forth from beautifully coloured beds and the chirping of happy little birds and lush greenery are all around you. A springtime garden […]

12 Festive Alternatives to Poinsettias

12 Festive Alternatives to Poinsettias

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09CdEwiHILQ CHRISTMAS CACTUS HOLLY PHALAENOPSIS ORCHID AZALEAS GUZMANIAS NEOREGELIAS KALANCHOES BEGONIAS HYDRANGEAS AMARYLLIS PAPERWHITE NARCISSUS