Introduced fairly recently, this winter flowering Chinese woodlander is gaining popularity.
‘Persicaria virginiana var. filiformis’ is no longer a valid name, so what do we call these plants now?
Solidagos haven’t been ‘popular’ for decades, but they remain hard-working plants worthy of recognition
Geranium procurrens is really close to being invasive, but does it have a place in gardens?
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…
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.