Carrots over the years have been my nemesis: hardly growing at all and looking like micro-carrots, or growing arms and legs and looking like alien invaders!
You may remember last month that I told you which six plants were my absolute must-haves for the garden, and asked you which ones were yours? The response was overwhelming! I hope that the following choices from a wide readership make you think about your own plant choices, and inspire you!
'How to get Kids Gardening', the new book by Lee Connelly, is the book you need to get the whole family out in the garden creating real memories together.
Are your rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas looking a little tired? The chances are these acid-loving plants are in need of an ericaceous boost!
On Sunday 10th May 2020, households across the UK are invited to celebrate Garden Day by popping on a flower crown and sharing the plant spaces they've lovingly nurtured. Click into the blog for the video on how I made mine!
One of the most ground-hugging, low-growing, weed-smothering, bomb-proof plants you could have in the garden is London Pride, Saxifaga x urbium.
After so many weeks of warm, dry weather, the garden and I were doing a happy dance this week to see some rainfall! It is amazing how the combination of rainfall followed by sunshine really makes everything in the garden so much more lush!