These are the four books that are off my book shelf this week! The RHS Chelsea Garden Show is coming up (May 24-28) and I am looking forward to seeing what the experienced designers and new entrants have come up with. I will post more on who I am following, and what new ideas and… Read More off the shelf
It may not be on the ‘it list’ of the must have garden plants but for me, this perennial plant really does float my botanical boat! This variety of verbena is perfect if you would like to create a perennial based garden design in your own backyard. Native to tropical South America, we fondly call… Read More Plant of The Month – Verbena bonariensis
For those of you who know me, I am no literary genius of any sort. For those who know me, you will also agree that I am an insane purchaser of books – especially ones that have anything to do with my love of the green stuff. If you regularly read my blog or stalk… Read More “Planting – A New Perspective” by Piet Oudolf & Noel Kingsbury
Seeing as Spring is definitely in the air its time to get out in it and enjoy the sunshine. Pots are a great way to add maximum appeal with minimal effort. No matter what your garden ‘style’ may be, there is definitely a style out there for you! Forget about the orange terracotta of the… Read More Going potty? Here’s 10 of the best.
Confucius says ” He that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.” Well Confucius you were bloody right! It’s time to get the hands limbered and the tools ready to tackle the jobs of Spring – only 22 days to go – yes we are definitely counting after a cold Winter here in… Read More Not the sharpest tool in the shed.