Hardy Geraniums

Hardy Geraniums

by Kate and Len Lucas After years of gardening, we can safely say that this group contains some of the most reliable, hardy plants that you can buy. Every garden centre will have some and they are not at the expensive end. Many are species plants meaning that they...
Hard Landscaping

Hard Landscaping

Posh Possibilities or Just a Pile of Rubbish? By kate and Len Lucas Over the years everyday things have their name changed often without anybody noticing. Our rubbish collection used to be done by the bin men. Today it’s the “environmental control officers”. We...
Water Features

Water Features

by Kate and Len Lucas There is no doubt that as soon as you introduce anything into the garden with water in it the wildlife will find out without you having to tell them. In the past we have made room for a water feature, currently, we do not have one of any kind but...
Hedge or Fence?

Hedge or Fence?

By Kate and Len Lucas For anybody who has a brick wall around their garden, we would like you to know that we are very envious. That’s because they look great, you can grow peaches on them and don’t need much maintenance. For the rest of us, options here...
Making Sense of Plant Labels (PartTwo)

Making Sense of Plant Labels (PartTwo)

By Kate and Len Lucas The best times for planting garden perennials outdoors are March to April and September to October. So, if you are wandering through a garden centre looking for plants that will go through the winter and look great next year then you may be faced...