Friday, 25 August 2017

6 Clever Garden Design Tips from a Visit to Kingston Maurward

Red Garden Kingston Maurward Green Fingered BlogHave you ever visited a large garden and thought there was nothing there that you could copy in your garden? You were wrong! Here are 6 clever garden design tricks you can use in your garden. 

Saturday, 19 August 2017

5 Mediterranean plants you can grow (easily) in UK gardens

Why not create a bit of the Mediterranean atmosphere in your garden by growing some of the plants that you might have seen on your travels. It's easier than you think...

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Planting ideas for your garden from Tredegar House

Poppy seed heads Tredegar House Green Fingered BlogVisiting other people's gardens, large or small, is a great source of ideas to bring home and try out in your own garden. I've been to Tredegar House in Newport looking for inspiration, and I've come back with several planting ideas that could enhance my garden, and yours.

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Six things to do in your garden during August

There is plenty to do in my garden right now. The weather is still warm, but here in South Wales we've had plenty of rain as well as some sunshine, and that combination means everything is growing strongly.

Saturday, 5 August 2017

Line your garden paths with scent - all year round!


How lovely it is to walk through the garden after work on a summer  evening and absorb the fragrance of flowers as you pass them. With a bit of planning, you can enjoy scent on every journey through your garden