People, Plants + Places

At this time of year, we often have to carefully crawl through a border to appreciate those early risers - the spring bulbs.  But what about growing them at eye...
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Amongst really early garden flowers, Cyclamen coum are amongst the most rewarding.  They do however require patience.  Buy snowdrops and within a couple of years they'll look established and thoroughly...
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Bewitched by Hamamelis

Midwinter is undoubtedly the bleakest time of year, with several months ahead of us before the gentle warmth of spring encourages shoots to push their way through the soil.  At...
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Seed heads

In the gardening past it was normal practice to cut back seed heads and other dead herbaceous plant material in autumn leaving beds and borders of bare soil.  We are...
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