Autumn Treasures at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
After an amazing summer, autumn seems determined to compete. A group of garden journalists, including myself, were fortunate to take a guided tour of the Hillier Gardens with head gardener, David Jewell and the one-ma...9th October 2018 • Places to Visit • 12 reading right now • Read More »
If you harbour doubts about the usefulness of asters in the garden, can I recommend a visit to Waterperry Gardens where the borders are made brilliant with these vibrant autumn flowers. Just at the point when their summer...26th September 2018 • Places to Visit • 23 reading right now • Read More »
Begone Leatherjackets and Chafer Grubs!
An email reminder from Nematodes Direct and the purchase of a discounted hose-end nematode applicator at the local garden centre reminded me that now is the time to apply these biological controls to avoid foxes digging up th...19th September 2018 • Timely Advice • 8 reading right now • Read More »
Autumn Colour at Perch Hill
My own garden seems somewhat lacking in colour at the moment and what colour there is, is fairly low key as I wait for the asters to add some vibrancy. The same cannot be said at Perch Hill, Sarah Raven’s garden near Br...10th September 2018 • Places to Visit • 10 reading right now • Read More »