Garden Journal

Roses | Companion Planting
Choosing the right friends or companions for your Roses can bring a host of benefits including pest and disease control as well as aesthetically enhancing the look of your plantings by hiding the "bare legs" of your roses. There are...
Crystallising Flowers
It is sad that so many of the old traditional ways of preserving flowers and the individual petals of flowers for culinary use in the kitchen are now almost forgotten. Sweetest among flowers and the more loveable because of their...
The Potting Shed
 Potting sheds are as wide and varied as the people that own them and ours is no exception.  Having a penchant for anything vintage means that mine is filled with every vintage find that I cannot fit into our one-bedroom...
Colour of the year
Each year Pantone who are the authorities in colour release their colour of the year and this year it is Pantone UltraViolet.  We thought that we would profile a few violet coloured plants that we are growing for the coming season so...