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Celebrating 60 years of charitable giving by the Garfield Weston Foundation, the Weston Garden is totally recyclable and accessible to all – a real highlight in the Great Pavilion Winner of eight gold medals and three Best in Shows, Tom Stuart-Smith last created a show garden at RHS Chelsea in 2010, and this year he[…]

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  Paeonias are the supermodels of the floral catwalk.  Their stunning beauty is something that even the greatest dress designer would surely fail to imitate in their summer collection.  Their star performance is sometimes fleeting but forever memorable.  Here we talk about the herbaceous perennial varieties, which die right back in the winter, as opposed[…]

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Thompson & Morgan and RHS Garden Hyde Hall team up for a ‘Floral Fantasia’ this summer   Thompson & Morgan and RHS Garden Hyde Hall team up to create a fabulous garden for an event this summer, aptly named Floral Fantasia. Thompson & Morgan is transforming an area of the well-known RHS site near Chelmsford[…]

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Mulching simply involves adding an extra layer of material to the surface of your soil. The benefits of doing so are as follows:- Retains moisture in the soil Suppresses weeds Protects soil structure in heavy rain and excessive foot traffic Moderates the temperature of the soil and the air just above Keeps crops above clean[…]

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As spring calls out to the green-fingered with its promise of warmer weather, now’s the perfect time to start planting crops in your garden. But of course, in 2018 that may be somewhat of a presumptuous statement to make. With the notorious Housing Crisis plaguing the nation, to the younger generation the idea of owning[…]

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Plants with attractive variegated foliage; plants with leaves that are coloured in shades of red, yellow, orange and black. These generally excite our interest. We tend to love all those colours that shout at you, colours so bright and tangy you can almost taste them! With all this eye-candy vying for our attention that colour[…]

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