• summer
  • Gardening Tips: August 2015

    Seddum spectabile 'Brilliant'

    I love watching the seasons come and go and you can really see this happening quite fast in the garden now as the late summer flowering plants begin to explode into colour – those fantastic eye-catching reds you can’t miss of the Crocosmias and Heleniums. Rudbeckias and Sunflowers are starting to flower too and Sedums […]

  • local gardens
  • Gardening Tips: June 2015


    This last month has been beautiful – I have enjoyed walks in bluebell woods nearby and admired the Rhododendrons at Stody Lodge Gardens, so many amazing colours and scents and so much promise of the season to come. Summer is finally here, bringing with it warmer temperatures and longer evenings. I have enjoyed watching the […]

  • spring
  • Gardening Tips: May 2015

    Warmer mornings filled with sunshine are what I’ve been longing for and the chorus of lawn mowers is a reminder that the grass cutting season has begun! Walking out into the garden you can find Paeony flower buds the size of golf balls, bleeding hearts shyly flowering away and the beds and borders springing to […]