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November 1st, 2019
This is a great month to really enjoy the firework colours of Acers, Cotinus and Liquidambar (the name speaks for itself) and the bright fruits of Holly, Sorbus and Crab Apple. I am not sure it could have been any wetter in October. But, looking on the bright side, provided we do not experience a […]Read More
October 2nd, 2019
The unmistakable scent of autumn is truly all around us now in the damp vegetation and the very air itself. This is a reminder, if any were needed, that now is the best time to plant. The soil is still warm but it is wetter and ideal for roots to establish. Plant Roses and deciduous […]Read More
September 2nd, 2019
September still feels like the start of something new, just as much as January 1st , probably because it is the start of the academic year. Of course, in the garden the autumn is very much a time for new beginnings, when all sorts of plants set seed for regeneration. The autumn is definitely the […]Read More
June 28th, 2019
June seems to be leaving us on a warm note so, as we head into July, here are a few thoughts Do take care to water pots and hanging baskets, ideally in the cool of the morning or evening rather than in direct sunlight which can result in scorch. Feed once a week to replace […]Read More
June 5th, 2019
For me June is the month for roses, without doubt my favourite flower. They have beauty, scent and of course those thorns to add an element of edginess. I know I have mentioned some of my favourites before, but I would not be without Gertrude Jekyll, The Fairy, Champagne Moment and Natasha Richardson in my […]Read More