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...]



Alys Fowler – The Edible Garden

Alys Fowlers' new book "The Edible Garden" follows "Gardeners' World" presenter Alys Fowler as she takes up the challenge to prepare at least one meal a day using only home-grown produce. However, rather than taking up an allotment, Alys will be growing the ingredients in her small suburban … [Read more...]



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