American Independence garden

Create a garden to celebrate American independence The annual event on the 4th of July, is one of the biggest celebrations in the American calendar. Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence of the thirteen … [Read more...]



Independence Garden Plant List

We have created a list of plants, who by name association could be used to design a garden commemorating American Independence; Trees and Shrubs Washington Palm (Washingtonia filifera) Mahonia or Oregon grape Californian Lilac (Ceanothus) Smooth Arizona Cypress - Blue Ice (Cupressus … [Read more...]



Reflections Holker Festival Garden

The Holker garden, sponsored by Burlington Stone and designed by Damson Design, won a Gold award at the Holker Garden Festival 2011. Light and dark stone contrast in a peaceful, relaxing setting. The title "reflections" in this case has a double meaning, as there are contrasting light and dark … [Read more...]



Suttons Garden Planner

The most important part of the veg garden apart from the soil is planning and Suttons have created a great web based tool to allow you to plan your crops easily. Gardening for Health took out a subscription to the Grow Veg.com online garden planner last year and it has been a real time saving … [Read more...]



Some new perennials

The frenzy of seed sowing and dividing herbaceous perennials is upon us and the Gardening for Health borders have just undergone a five year revamp. Many of the perennials such as Hemerocallis, and geraniums had grown into very large clumps, so the division of the roots yielded quite a number of … [Read more...]



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