Monday, October 22, 2018

PLACES TO VISIT, HORTICULTURAL SHOWS, COOL GARDENS

Cool Gardens: Madeira Botanical Gardens, Funchal

Taking carpet bedding to ridiculous lengths If you've been to Madeira, then you've probably been here, whether you like gardening or not, linked as it...

FEATURED PLANTS AND FLOWER SEEDS

Plants for your pets. Picture; www.thejoyofplants.co.uk

Pet-friendly houseplants

Clematis Blue Musk. Picture; Thorncroft Clematis

New clematis for 2019

Replanted long border with Heuchera Forever Red, Lime Marmalade and Zipper surrounded by Sorbaria, hydrangea Magical Revolution Blue and Kniphofia

Best Heuchera for ground cover

Rose Amelie Nothomb. Picture; Woolmans

7 top scented roses

GARDENING NEWS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS

ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, COMMENT

Guest blog by lawn expert David Hedges-Gower. Picture; David Hedges-Gower

Lawn care: coping with seasonal and climate change

Expert David Hedges-Gower shares his grass survival tips After last week's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on climate change, it's vital that we know how...
Recyclable pots in action at Hillier Nurseries

Recyclable plant pots introduced by Hillier Nurseries

More environmentally friendly pots replace black plastic containers Any attempt to cut the use of plastic in gardens is to be applauded and Hillier Nurseries...

TOP POSTS AND PAGES TODAY

Best multi-branching sunflowers

Size isn't everything - go for multiple flowerers In late summer, you reap the rewards of growing sunflowers, with the traditional huge yellow heads nodding...

Sea buckthorn berries and recipes

Growing superfood berries at home and how to use them Sea buckthorn oils and capsules have been a staple at health food shops for a...

RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year 2018

New varieties on show, May 22-26 One of the most eagerly anticipated parts of the Chelsea Flower Show is seeing which new plants* are introduced...

FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

Best pumpkins to grow for Halloween lantern carving

Grow next year's lanterns - why not try white or warty pumpkins? I’m not a huge fan of US-style pumpkins which have killed off our...

New tomato and beetroot seeds 2019

Thompson & Morgan’s new duo ‘Brightly coloured food is good for you,’ my gran always maintained and medical evidence has proved her right. Here are two...

GARDENING JOBS FOR THE WEEK, MY GARDEN (LEARN FROM MY MISTAKES)

RECIPES AND DEALING WITH GLUTS