• winter
  • Gardening Tips: January 2016

    Blue Centaurea

    A mild start to winter has brought talk of daffodils, although I’m sad to say I haven’t seen any flowering locally yet. If you’ve spotted some, I’d love to know! I’ve seen daffodil and tulip bulbs springing up through the earth and grape hyacinths in full flower, beside Pelargoniums and Rudbeckias. I’ve seen trees in […]

  • winter
  • Gardening Tips: February 2015

    As I write this there is a velvety blanket of snow laying over the garden and rooftops. It has been an unusual and interesting month – stubborn roses are refusing to go dormant and so I find myself wonderfully having to deadhead roses in January! They are not the only shrubs unusually leafy and groaning […]