They are favourite cottage garden plants as they are so easy to care for, very forgiving and very adaptable.
In the month of May many of the ancient Perthshire bluebell woods have a mesmerizing allure. Everywhere you turn there’s a seamless carpet of azure blue native flowers – Hyacinthoides non-scripta. They are like a frothy sea surf arising from … Continued
Growing Candelabra Primroses is so easy! Primulas were once just flowers that I associated with late winter / early spring. When I was growing up primroses and polyanthus grew prolifically in my granddad’s garden. They were one of the first flowers I grew … Continued
Do you Grow Pollinator Friendly Plants? Limnanthes douglasii – Poached Egg plants are the very best hardy annuals for encouraging beneficial insects into your garden. Indeed Bob Flowerdew has probably provided the greatest PR campaign for this little plant alone! On my bookshelf I’ve quite of … Continued
There’s nothing quite like seeing a drift of pink Erythronium revolutum at this time of the year. We see drifts of bluebells every spring. But a much rarer sight to see in spring is a drift of pink blossom … Continued