With a colour and form to appeal to everyone, Dahlias are big, bright and bang on trend!
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.
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!
Foxgloves are one of those fabulous plants which look great in the garden, work in difficult shady areas to provide colour and are vital in providing nectar-rich towers of food for long-tongued bees.
From as early as March through to mid-May, the colourful cups of Tulip flowers adorn our gardens, parks and roadsides and what a sight they are to behold!
If you had to choose just six plants for your garden that you could not be without, which six plants would you choose? These suggestions are just a bit of banter between gardeners but these top choices might inspire you to plant some in your garden!
With the glorious Spring sunshine around this week, it felt positively tropical in Glasgow! Did you manage to get out into your garden?
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.