This week's Six on Saturday comes not from my garden but from a visit to Glasgow Botanic Garden which is a treat at any time of year!
An absolutely gorgeous blast of sunshine has just made all those reluctant, late Summer blooms peep out from their damp corners and burst into a flurry of colour! And when the sun hits those floriferous blooms, everything just looks like it has been painted anew.
Have you ever thought about entering a Horticultural or Flower Show? Here are ten top tips to get you started!
This is certainly the time of year for bargain hunting for plants in garden centres and I've been lucky this week!
I've often thought Buddleja gets a raw deal as a garden plant: it doesn't always get the praise it deserves in what it can bring to the garden!
Can you believe August has arrived already? There are times when it feels like the garden is about to go over but then there are flashes of colour and some things just coming into their own to give hope that the season has not yet come to its floriferous finale!
Many people find wasps a nuisance but they are really beneficial in the garden as they feed on caterpillars, grubs, weevils, ants, aphids and other insects and can effectively reduce pest populations.
Don't despair if you are forever lamenting the tall plants in your garden flopping over or snapping, have a look at some plant supports which would suit the type of plant you wish to keep upright and fall back in love with height in your borders!