There’s nothing quite like the warm spring weather we’ve had recently in the south-east of England to encourage anticipation of the gardening year ahead, so this seems like a good time to tell you about a colour trend that’s been popping up in gardens recently.
Archives for February 2012
It’s always lovely to find inspiring plants at this time of year, the coloured stems and interesting shapes of dogwoods and ornamental brambles look particularly good on bright winter days. This is Cornus sanguinea ‘Midwinter Fire’ 1.5m high x 80cm tall. It prefers damp soil and will grow in part-shade but it’s best planted where […]
Why just settle for a fence when there are so many interesting ways to define the boundaries of your garden, or create enclosures within it.
Whether you’re an ardent royalist or just happy to have an extra bank holiday this year, you’re probably aware that 2012 is the year that Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her diamond jubilee, in fact she came to the throne exactly 60 years ago today on 6th Feb 1952 *