Gardening in July

The herbaceous border comes into its own this month and, done well, carries a splendid display of colour. With careful choice and blending of plants, however, it can be highly decorative for most of the year. The use of plants which have coloured leaves, silver-grey, purple, and variegated, and using plants which are ‘architectural’ in … Read more

Gardening Jobs In April

The traditional sunshine and showers of April, and rising temperature, bring the garden to life with a vengeance; time is at a premium. The spring-flowering perennials begin to colour the border, blue lungwort with its white-spotted leaves; primroses and polyanthus, aquilegias in early gardens, aubrieta, alyssum, the Pasque flower, violets, brunnera, trollius and bergenia. But … Read more