A talk by Fergus Garrett of Great Dixter

Having read many of Christopher Lloyds books but never having visited his world famous garden, Great Dixter in Sussex, I jumped at the opportunity to get a ticket for a talk from his head gardener Fergus Garrett at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Sadly Christopher died in 2006 but Fergus continues to build on his … Continue reading A talk by Fergus Garrett of Great Dixter


April patio plant pots

My last post was about the start of the growing season being an ideal time for planting young trees and shrubs for structure, shelter and privacy giving them time plenty of  time to establish before the winter sets in.  Shrubs in particular are often too small to plant directly into a border as they can … Continue reading April patio plant pots