They must be one of the most impressive climbing plants, with glorious blooms in a beautiful range of shades, but there’s no denying clematis can be tricky.
The time for green is now It’s easy to forget that green is a colour. Nature’s neutral, it goes with everything, and on this lushly pastured island, we are so surrounded by it, so saturated in emerald, that we don’t really see it a lot of
I always dread hearing a hosepipe ban announced, for legal reasons. And why is that, you might ask? Well, it’s on account of Murphy’s Law, which states that “although several weeks of sunny weather may create the expectation of a good summer, a declaration of
Cultivate the art of doing very little
If there’s one thing guaranteed to lift the spirits, it’s bright seasonal colour in containers at doors and windows. With a little planning, you can have pretty things in pots and windowboxes all year round, and they’re perfect for places where space is tight. It’s still
Yesterday, I was so fed up with Zoom, Hangouts and Instagram all refusing to co-operate that several devices were in danger of grievous bodily harm. So I took my kindle and a glass of wine outside and sat beneath the crab apple tree, figuring that
The Plan for the Hands of Time Garden: I’m absolutely delighted to have been selected as one of the three finalists in the Hunt Museum Garden Competition. Based on the private collection of art and artifacts gathered by the late John and Gertrude Hunt, the Hunt