Dividing plants in our gardens is an excellent and cost effective way of increasing our stock of an existing group of plants. For herbaceous plants, most people are used to using the method of diversion to increase their stocks but when it comes to ferns, they are too sure what to do So here’s a…
Using old pallets to make seed trays
Pruned your dogwood but what to do with all the old prunings?
A look at the Dalefoot composts and in particular the seed sowing mix and see how I get on with it
My plant of the week this week is one of my favourite trees, Acer Griseum, findout a bit more about it and how to grow it in my handy plant of the week
A look at another beautiful winter shrub, one that gives us catkins for many months as well as being a great shrub, learn how to care for as well as how to propagate it
A look into the folk law and unusual habits of the mistletoe plant
My plant of the week has some brilliant common names like Dead mans fingers, purple sausage plant, come and read more about it
My plant of the week is a beautiful Salvia, one of the best!
A quick look at propagating sempervivums, what you need and how to do it