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  • Irises: Bearded, Beardless and Beyond
    June 6, 2024

    Irises: Bearded, Beardless and Beyond

    Whether your taste leans towards the enchantment of frilly bearded irises or steers towards the sleek, contemporary allure of Dutch irises, one thing remains certain: they'll infuse your garden with unparalleled beauty in vibrant hues, and steal the show.  With...

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  • Agapanthus: Cool Beauty For Sweltering Summers
    January 12, 2024

    Agapanthus: Cool Beauty For Sweltering Summers

    Get ready for a botanical love affair, or as the legendary UK gardener Alan Titchmarsh puts it, "Sex on stalks" - his way of charmingly describing Agapanthus praecox. Forget the elegant common names like African Lily or Lily of the...

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  • Summer Beauty: Amaryllis and Gladiolus
    December 14, 2023

    Summer Beauty: Amaryllis and Gladiolus

    Kick off the festive season with the radiance of two of summer's most dazzling floral wonders – amaryllis and gladiolus. Amaryllis, scientifically known as Hippeastrum, packs dynamite in its compact stature, reaching up to 40cm in height. Glads, on the...

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  • November Planting for Summer Harvesting
    November 1, 2023

    November Planting for Summer Harvesting

    Embrace the tranquility of the final month of spring by immersing yourself in your garden and planting a variety of summer beauties. Whether it's bulbs, summer annuals, or herbs, your garden will flourish, rewarding you with exquisite flowers and flavourful...

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  • Seize the Da(y)hlia
    August 24, 2023

    Seize the Da(y)hlia

    Dahlia! What can be said about these old-fashioned favourites, other than - fantastic. Long the prized plant of old-school country fair and allotment growers, dahlia are back in fashion. Mainly, because when it comes to colour, shapes and sizes –...

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  • Cultivating Beautiful Amaryllis Flowers with Ease
    August 24, 2023

    Cultivating Beautiful Amaryllis Flowers with Ease

    Hippeastrum, affectionately known as amaryllis, ranks among the world's most cherished potted plants, and it's not difficult to see why. This true bulb is both quick and easy to grow, making it as endearing as it is captivating. With warmer...

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