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Revamp your Borders (3)

If you're looking to totally renovate your borders you can't go wrong with restricting your plant choice and creating impact with volume....

New projects on the drawing board

Working on lots of new projects at the moment including a large country garden south of Salisbury. Sometimes things are worth waiting...

Revamp your Borders (2)

Clipped evergreens provide great structure and year-round interest, creating a contrast to blowsy summer perennials, and also...

Revamp your Borders (1)

Do your borders seems to flower at all one level? By introducing some height with taller perennials and shrubs you'll add another...

Essential Tools for Beginners

I was asked to contribute to the Daily Express Online feature recommending the best essential tools for gardening beginners. Follow the...

Bulb Aftercare

The season for spring bulbs is coming to an end, but looking after them does not. If you want to guarantee a good display from your...

Open Gardens

Finally, the NGS has been able to get going. Managed my first trip last week to the stunning Blackland House. The garden was bursting...

Blue Skies and Blossom

Spring has finally arrived - new growth and blossom heralds the start of the fruit growing season. However, in early spring, the new...

Willow Spilling

Willow spilling is a traditional form of riverbank stabilisation or revetment. Carried out during winter or early spring, live willow...

It's not too late . . .

If you haven't already, it's not too late to sow your sweet peas this week. You should have rich, fragrant blooms by the start of summer....

End of the Season

Planting up the final garden till Christma - no more until the Spring. Tiny space on a new build, the client wanted instant impact!

Down to Earth

Do you know the ph of your soil? When choosing plants for your garden, you need to know whether the soil is acid, neutral or alkaline,...

Winter Haven

Create a haven for wildlife in your garden this November. It can be quite simple - no need to buy bug hotels or construct bamboo bee...

Autumn Chores

Autumn has rolled around again and its time tog et on top of garden chores before winter properly sets in. Rake up the fallen leaves...

Back at the Drawing Board

Lots of new projects have started this month so I'm busy at the drawing board developing ideas.

New delivery

First delivery of the bulb planting season has arrived!

Bulb busy

It’s all about bulbs this month in the garden. Time to start planting your spring flowering bulbs, the last chance to plant bulbs to...

An Oasis for Plant Lovers

At last a Garden Fair to go to!! I can’t wait to get my plant fix at The Malvern Plant & Garden Fair, 12th -13th September 202 at the...

Saving Seeds

Flowering annuals are setting seed in my garden – it’s an ideal time to save some money by collecting and storing seed of your...

Gardening Help Online

Gardening has become the new craze during lockdown - many of us starting out gardening for the first time. The RHS has a helpful tool for...

 

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