Growing Fruit and Veg; Design & Layout 2022

I appreciate that I have really put the cart before the horse with this article. I really should have published this before I wrote my other articles on growing veg but this happens when you write articles that follow life rather than ones that are planned and executed like a professional magazine. So if IContinue reading “Growing Fruit and Veg; Design & Layout 2022”

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”