The Promise of May

This is just my favourite time of the year! Leaves are unfurling and buds are swollen, ready to burst! It's the time of year when you can miss the beauty of the garden if you but blink!

Six on Saturday for May

At this time of year everything is just about to burst forth into the glorious splendour of Summer so I thought it worth choosing a six this week from the flowers in the garden which are coming to their finales!

Layering Spring Bulbs

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.

Buying Beautiful Bulbs

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!

Forgotten Bulbs

I had some bulbs lying around that I had forgotten to plant in the Autumn so I planted them in this planter on 22nd February and, a little later than would be seasonal, they are just glorious! Nothing ventured, nothing gained!

Daffodil Daft

Some gardeners find daffodil leaves to be a bit messy looking though after the flowers are gone. So what do you do neaten them up: cut them in half, bend them over and tie them together? No!!! Read on to find out what you do...

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