Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens On the 6th of April 2019, Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens in Horsham, West Sussex, re-opened for the first time since 2010. I went along for a press preview. […]
Every March, Meadow Croft Garden Centre hosts the Viola & Pansy Festival, a showcase for new varieties from around the world. It may come as a surprise that the humble pansy and […]
Who says winter is dull? It’s not easy to keep the back garden looking interesting in winter and I suspect most of us focus on plants that look good in the other […]
If you’ve got an allotment or vegetable patch and you’re going to grow most of your crops from seed (see my previous post for ideas on how to get plants if this […]
Vegetable plants – how to get what you need if you don’t have a lot of space or time for seed sowing.
One of the main attractions for me of growing my own vegetables is in starting as much as possible from seed. In the long, narrow garden of my end-of-terrace house (roughly 30 […]
‘A weed is a wild plant growing where it is not wanted and in competition with cultivated plants.’ Some people say that a weed is just a plant growing where you don’t […]