At this point in the season, it is best to sow rapid varieties such as crocosmia, Californian lilac, and ceanothus ... they can be grown from potted plants for a quick harvest.
Purchase potted ... flowers to plant now to inject more colour into gardens during the late summer. For this end of summer bloom, sow in plants such as crocosmia, Californian lilac, and ceanothus ...
It was a Sunday afternoon ... He tells of watching plants grow like children – the towering bay tree liberated years ago from a pot on the front doorstep, the lilac bush that came home from ...
Those wanting to keep the garden looking fresh when summer starts to draw to a close are being urged to get planting now.
Wetland plants have particular beauty. Visit Beth Chatto's gorgeous Water­ ­Garden in Essex, or the drifts of Asiatic primulas at RHS Garden Harlow Carr in North Yorkshire, and you'll see what I ...
There are hundreds of Tillandsia species and hybrids; collecting them can become an addiction,’ writes Jerry Robinson, one of ...
These gorgeous low-maintenance container plants will shine on your patio all season long. Plus, get expert container gardening ideas and tips.
Field and Devil’s-bit Scabious are two of Scotland’s more eye-catching grassland plants. They’ve appealed to us for centuries, if not millennia. The delightful pincushion lilac flowers of ... out of ...
Lavender is a Mediterranean plant that’s benefited from the recent hot ... Several different varieties are available with deep purple, pale lilac, pink or white flower spikes emerging from mounds of ...