The sap is rising!

As we enter the middle of January, the days are already notably lengthening and brighter. The mild. wet winter is encouraging all growing things into bud early and we have been sent a picture from Gary in Lancaster whose daffodils started to bloom on new year's day. Perhaps this could be … [Read more...]



Plant of the month – Winter Flowering Honeysuckle

Winter flowering honeysuckle is a great shrub for the border. Delicate creamy flowers with a wonderful perfume, are born in clusters on bare stems from January to March. Excellent as a border shrub or hedging plant, winter flowering honeysuckle will reach a  Height: 2m (78"). Spread: 2.5m … [Read more...]



Flower of the month – Helianthus

Perennial sunflowers or Helianthus are a great way to bring fresh, bright colour to the back of the border in autumn. Flowering into early October, Perennial Helianthus are hardy, vigorous plants with small to large yellow flowers. They can grow from three to seven feet tall, depending on the … [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...]



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