If you want a low maintenance but stylish garden, alpine plants are a great option. Most of them are evergreen which means they can provide interest all year round. Alpines prefer dry and rocky gardens, so an easy way to create the ideal growing conditions is in a trough. There are lots of plants to […]
Spring and summer are traditional times to create containers full of seasonal bedding (annuals) to add colour to the garden, however, by using perennials, it can add more texture and interest. What is the difference between an annual and a perennial? An annual is grown from seed, blooms, produces seeds, and then dies all […]
If your garden is looking a bit brown and boring you can easily add some colour with some fabulous spring bulbs, flowers and evergreen shrubs and here’s how you can create a pretty pot.
Firstly, a visit to the local garden centre is a must, so you can select some fabulous healthy plants – there are plenty to choose from. Ideally get a mixture of ‘in the green’ bulbs, cheery bedding plants, an evergreen leafy shrub and a trailing plant such as an ivy.