A guide on how to straighten and level off low hedges like box, yew
Pruning back evergreen ferns
Evergreen ferns are one of those mainstays of the garden, they provide a dark green back drop for many plants within the woodland and shady parts of the garden. Keeping them looking their best is pretty simple and is done ideally in mid spring, such as now. It’s best to do it just as a…
Dividing and maintaining bearded iris
How to divide and look after bearded Irises
Pruning Rosa Rugosa roses
Rosa rugosa group of roses are some of the hardest, toughest roses that we can grow here in the uk. They take north, south, east and west facing sites. Most soil types apart from very waterlogged soils, indeed, they will grow quite happily in pure sand on the high tide mark on the beach! They…
Cloud pruning- turning a blob into a sculpture, how to do it!
Cloud pruning is becoming more and more popular now, this blog is a guideline to turn a blob shape into something of architectural beauty
Rose and other workshops at Chawton House
I am delighted to announce a series of garden workshops to be held with conjunction with Chawton House.
Six on Saturday 20/01/2018
Well another week completed and another dollar earnt! But what a odd week, total downpour on Monday, gale force winds then battered us during Wednesday night Thursday morning, scattering the empty plastic glass collection boxes up and down my street. The poorly fixed fence the landlord did in my back garden scummed to these gales, […]
Six on Saturday 13/01/2018
A look at my six on Saturday of six things either in flower, interest or happening in a garden this week!