January was quite cold but the days are drawing out and the last week or so has been a bit warmer.  As a result bulbs seem to be popping up all over the place with snowdrops and winter aconites finally beginning to come into flower. There is still time to get deciduous hedges cut back […]

For auld lang syne..

Happy New Year!  We’ve finally finished the turkey, the decorations are coming down, the days are already beginning to lengthen and Spring bulbs are pushing up through the ground.  In no time at all Spring will be with us and the gardens will be leaping into life. Finish clearing old growth and leaves from borders […]

Marvellous May!

Finally it’s warming up! A great time of year with everything bursting into life and lots of blossom and spring flowers.  Unfortunately the weeds are also leaping into life so keeping on top of them now is a key task if they are not to take over. The garden centres and nurseries are full of […]

Snowdrop season is here!

February is the first month when we start to get more colour and flowers in the garden with hellebores, crocus, snowdrops and winter aconites all coming into bloom.  If you haven’t already remove the old leaves on hellebores.  The flowers are much easier to see. As snowdrops finish flowering large clumps can be divided and […]