Its time to put the garden to bed and to tidy up before the winter weather. Its tempting to leave those annuals in for just a bit longer, when they are still flowering in this unusually warm year, but they will soon start to rot and get fungal infections, so now is the time to […]
It may be only a ‘Common’ Orchid , but they are rare enough these days in Warwickshire to stop you in your tracks when you see a few in bloom. This photo was taken today, 11th June, not 5 miles from Burton Dassett. Keep your eyes open and you may see one too!
Annual flowers are often dismissed as being just for bedding or filling baskets and troughs, but Hardy and Half Hardy Annuals are a great way to add colour in gaps in your borders, for cutting for flower arranging, or grown near your vegetables to encourage beneficial insects. Now that the soil is getting warmer there […]