Planting bulbs in the green – snowdrops & acconites

 There are some spring-flowering bulbs that do better when planted in the green (when they have flowered, and still have …

Violas in full glory – winter & spring colour, how to grow

Violas have put on an amazing show this year, and seem to have liked the cold temperatures we’ve had. These …

Airport Veg! Growing in unloved corners

In the most unexpected spot, as I was rushing to get my plane to Denmark (a whole other story) a beautiful planting of …

Planting & layering bulbs in containers for spring colour

Planting bulbs in containers is easy, and a great way to get spring colour. This should be done in September …

Cloud trees, evergreen topiary, small spaces and pruning

The idea of topiary is horrifying to some people, but I think it has its merits, especially in small spaces! …