Seed more plants! March and April are ideal months to plant seeds and add some new plants to your garden. The images are from Sunflower seedlings but you’ll be surprised how many plants are available in seed. Have a look at Chiltern Seeds, for example. Not just veg but many annuals, perennials, cut flowers and […]
My Grandfather’s bulb garden with tulips and dahlias. Remembering a garden. A garden plan inspired by his planting scheme.
Dryopteris filix-mas (Male Fern)
These little time capsules are a true miracle. A whole plant contained in a small box with a parcel of food. All that is needed is the right temperature and a bit of water. Most plants produce so many seeds because only a tiny percentage will land on the right spot to grow into a […]
To design with plants you have to work with how they look throughout the year. I love the seed heads and contrasting textures that only become visible in late summer and authumn. The images are of Echinacea purpurea, Angelica, Alchillea millefolium and Phlomis. All plants that do well on the sandy soil of the downs. […]