A new Rhododendron from China is causing quite a stir!
Often I find myself vaguely acquainted with a genus until I have an encounter that makes me want to find out more!
This tall, late flowering border plant is sadly too little known…
Geranium procurrens is really close to being invasive, but does it have a place in gardens?
The idea that gardens are for spring and summer only is ridiculous. Autumn brings colour and excitement of its own, often through displays of fruits.
There are too many Clematis around to write about, but here are a few that have recently caught my attention.
‘Aristocratic weeds’ is a very useful term coined by Scottish gardener Ken Cox. Here’s one of my favourite aristocratic weeds…
Autumn brings more subtle colours into the garden, but there’s still plenty to enjoy, like this remarkable tree…
Violas are usually thought to be bedding plants or possibly plants for an alpine trough, but what about in the borders…?
Is ‘big’ really ‘better’? Reginald Farrer might not have thought so, but in more recent times opinions have changed.