To ensure you have a Spring display to excite, it is not too late to plant out Spring bulbs! Bulbs are cheap to buy, so easy to plant and make a fine display in borders or containers.
To cut back or not to cut back Hostas in late Autumn: that is the question? The answer really depends on whether or not you can stand to look at a mushy border through Winter?
On a Saturday, gardeners from around the world share six things from their garden in their blogs and on social media. It's a great way to see over the fence of what is going on in other people's gardens. I thought I'd share #SixonSaturday from my garden as we slide into October.
If you want to prolong those flowers in your garden which are still blooming, then you need to keep deadheading!
There is nothing more welcome after a long, cold, wet Winter than seeing the Daffodils or Tulips burst forth from the soil but in order for that to happen, you need to plan for it now!
The blooms on a lacecap Hydrangea Macrophylla, appear from the flowering stem so delicately around the edges first, it's not hard to see why they get the name lacecap.
On a visit to Glenveagh Castle Gardens in Co. Donegal, Ireland, I had the pleasure of seeing the Dahlia 'Matt Armour' in full bloom and in absolute abundance in the garden.
Why would you cut off all these lovely flowers on your Pelargoniums when they are in full, glorious bloom?