April Garden Tips

Camelia x williamsii 'Donation' Spring Zing: Suddenly there is blossom, there are flowers, even before the leaves, in some cases, emphasising the flowers against a clear sky. When the leaves do come, they [...]

April Garden Tips2017-04-03T08:48:28+00:00

May Garden Tips

Apple blossom A touch of frothy blossom to welcome in the month of May.  Flowering is late here in the top half of the country, the year has been cold so far.  Flowering [...]

May Garden Tips2017-04-03T08:48:28+00:00

June Garden Tips

Aquilegia 'Pink Barlow' June. lovely June. With a bit of warmth, which surely must be coming, June is the month of roses and clematis and early herbaceous such as aquilegias and geraniums plus [...]

June Garden Tips2017-04-03T08:48:27+00:00

June Garden Tips

June is the centre of the year - the pivot. After the rush of spring growth, the season tips in to a lazier mood. This May has been phenomenally warm and dry. The reservoirs are [...]

June Garden Tips2018-06-04T15:04:34+00:00

July Garden Tips

July is a proper summer month.  There should be a high hot sun bringing out the scents of flowers and foliage. If it rains, that too brings out that unique smell of grass and leaves.  [...]

July Garden Tips2017-04-03T08:48:27+00:00

October Garden Tips

Blazing October:  And it’s not just about leaf colour; many shrubs and herbaceous plants continue giving of their best all through the month and on until nipped by the first wintery weather.  Michaelmas daisies have [...]

October Garden Tips2017-04-03T08:48:26+00:00
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