A walk round the garden this week in between rain and 50mph winds, reveals signs of great hope: buds and bulbs fighting their way to emerge! Amidst the bleak mid-winter, these pops of green are quite simply a joy to behold!
One of my highlights of last year was taking part in the RHS Schools Green Plan It Challenge as a school mentor. The enthusiasm of these young people, their knowledge and ideas for what a garden could be was quite simply inspiring.
Before you toss this year’s Christmas tree to the curb, check out six ways to get the most out of your old tree!
There is no better way to start the New Year than by getting out and about for a good, fresh, air-filled walk.
Making resolutions for what can be achieved in the garden over the coming year can be the most exciting list you will make!
Evergreen plants and branches are used in lots of decorations at this time of year in our homes and as their leaves retain their colour throughout Winter, they have long been symbolic of immortality and eternal life.
If you want your real tree to last through the festive season, you need to remember to take care of it just as you would any cut branch or flower that you bring into your home.