Pricking out and potting on

April has begun with a slump in temperatures, howling gales and horizontal rain but the greenhouse is a riot of growth, with many of the seedlings needing to be potted on. Pricking out seedlings may seem tedious to many, but gardener's find this a relaxing and rewarding process. Taking  young … [Read more...]



Spring is nearly here!

Isn't it amazing how a little bit of sunshine and a mild late winter day can uplift a gardener's spirits. In two weeks, we have gone from -15 degrees celcius to a balmy 5 degrees, that's a 20 degree shift in temperature and the garden is starting to waken. The lilac trees have masses of pale … [Read more...]



Easy grow cut flowers

Hardy annuals are an economical way to grow flowers for cutting and we have selected a range that can be sown direct and are easy to grow. Creating a stunning cut flower garden does not require a greenhouse, lots of seed trays to look after or endless hours of pricking out seedlings.  You … [Read more...]



Pimpinella Major Rosea

Our plant of the month for June is Pimpinella Major Rosea; a perennial plant for the herbaceous border.  The delicate umbels of pink flowers are very similar to wild cow parsley and provide graceful movement and softness to planting schemes. Flowers in May and June are held high on stiff, … [Read more...]



We use Cookies - By using this site or closing this you agree to our Cookies policy.
Accept Cookies
x