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.
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!