Peonies are pretty irresistable, they’re romantic and sensual with a hint of old fashoined nostalgia. The beautiful flowers range through soft pink, white, scarlet and deep purple but I think it’s the shape of the flowers that is the real attraction. Choose either frilly double ones or single ones whose petals are arranged to form a cup […]
After blogging about the progress of Andrew Wilson and Gavin McWilliam’s show garden for the past 10 weeks, the Chelsea Flower Show week has finally arrived and their garden was unveiled. What a transformation, from this rather scruffy patch of land just a few days ago to this beautiful space: Here’s Gavin doing a bit of tweaking before the […]
There are all kinds of lovely cut flowers to buy in supermarkets these days, but wouldn’t it be nice if you could just pop into your own garden and cut some lovely flowers. It would save you time and money, and be much kinder to the environment than buying flowers that have been […]
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.