Fuchsia Pink Panther
July 20, 2017
Some plants seem to be like marmite but I didn’t think that the fuchsia fell into that category. It seems that perhaps they do. Yesterday I visited nursery and was amazed to see a stunning sea of pink blooming Fuchsia Pink Panther awaiting new homes.
October 25, 2016
Overwintering dahlias is worth doing correctly to ensure that next year you can again enjoy the colourful blooms. Dependant on whereabouts you live your dahlias are probably looking pretty untidy by now. There may still be the odd bloom hanging on but the plants will have lost all signs of vigour and life. But, it’s still too soon to cut them down!
Cut Flowers for the Home
April 27, 2016
There’s something special about bringing the outside in and filling vases, pots and jars with cut flowers you’ve grown yourself. You may have a designated cutting patch or grow plants destined for the house in pots, on the veg patch or amongst shrubs, it doesn’t matter. A simple jar filled with sweet peas from the allotment will add colour and of course fragrance to any home.
Indian Marigold Kushi Mix
March 9, 2016
Mention Indian Marigold to many people and the conversation will turn to exotic hotels or cheap rubber gloves, but it is the flower that this blog will focus on.
November 17, 2015
Christmas flowering houseplants bring the outside in at a time when most gardens are out of bounds. The lack of colour in our gardens at this time of year makes vibrant indoor plants that much more desirable and of course gives those temporarily off-duty gardeners something to nurture. They also make the ideal gift, lasting far longer than a bouquet of flowers or box of chocolates.