Creating an Ornamental Garden; Late Summer Colour

In my garden some of the plants I grow for mid-summer colour are still going strong well into Autumn, like Verben Bonariensis, Cornflowers and Russian Sage, and some flowers are having a second flowering like the Campanula and Aquilega, but it’s lovely to inject some vibrancy into the scheme with some fresh colours. Here areContinue reading “Creating an Ornamental Garden; Late Summer Colour”

Creating an Ornamental Garden; Mid Summer Colour

There tends to be a gap in flowering from June to July as the lushness of early summer gives way to the more intense heat and light. It can be hard to keep the garden looking fresh during these weeks, unless you succumb to single-season bedding plants, which I try to avoid because of theirContinue reading “Creating an Ornamental Garden; Mid Summer Colour”

Creating an Ornamental Garden; Early Summer Colour

It’s been a depressing week this week so my go to activity for weeks like this is to spend time looking at pretty flowers that beautify our world and help feed the pollinating insects and beautify our world. This week I’m listing my favourite easy-to-grow plants for early summer colour.

Growing Fruit and Veg at Home; Feeding & Watering 2021

So hopefully you’ve managed to keep your seedlings or baby plants alive in your veg garden and now you want to give them the best of care to turn them into beautiful productive plants. Here are some tips on the best way to feed and water those babies so you get a wonderful harvest laterContinue reading “Growing Fruit and Veg at Home; Feeding & Watering 2021”

Creating an Ornamental Garden; Spring Colour

If you’re in the process of starting a flower garden from scratch or need to rejuvenate an existing one you might be interested in my posts Creating a Garden the Easy Way and clever Gardening Hacks . This post is part of a series highlighting my favourite plants according to when they flower. In the postsContinue reading “Creating an Ornamental Garden; Spring Colour”