Tips before buying spring flowering bulbs

  Spring flowering bulbs will soon be in the shops. With flower borders in full growth at the moment it is difficult to see where they can be planted. This is where photos taken earlier in the year after the spring tidy but before the herbaceous perennials and deciduous shrubs leaf up are invaluable. See … Continue reading Tips before buying spring flowering bulbs

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Great plants for where lawn meets border

A lawn makes an excellent foreground, setting off the mixed border.  For many of us, it is relatively easy to keep cut but the edges can be a more for time consuming effort and often avoided. This results in a blurring of edges where border plants meet the lawn plantation; grass grows through plants or … Continue reading Great plants for where lawn meets border