March Garden Tips

There is general surprise in the media about the weather, March, they say, March is the beginning of Spring! This isn’t anybody’s idea of Spring. But looking back at my photos, there have been quite [...]

March Garden Tips2018-03-05T12:49:34+00:00

May Garden Tips

“..adorned like sweet May”:  This is the time of year when foliage is at its freshest and most vivid. New grass lights the fields. In the garden unfolding leaves shine in the morning sun with [...]

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

June Garden Tips

In the pink, magenta splatter and purple haze of colour.  After the dulcet tints of Spring, the flowers that herald Summer ramp up intensity in colour saturation. Lovely and reliable perennials shine out in [...]

June Garden Tips2017-06-02T12:08:12+00:00

June Garden Tips

Buzz Buzz Buzz -  listen to the sounds of bees working hard while you lie on the grass and stare at the sky. Try to provide flowers for bees all year round, also have a [...]

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

October Garden Tips

October is good month for visiting gardens open to the public for inspiration, as many border perennials will continue to flower, grasses are looking at their tawny best and trees large and small put on [...]

October Garden Tips2018-10-02T11:05:05+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

November Garden Tips

Honeysuckle berries, good for birds, toxic for people. Berries galore!  Berries are the jewelled decorations of the garden in November.  They also provide a feast for birds.  Garden-worthy hedgerow natives include honeysuckle, sloes, [...]

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