Learn to Grow Scarlett Firethorn

Scarlett Firethorn (Pyracantha coccinea) is a large evergreen shrub or small tree that is native to southern Europe and Asia Minor.  It is also known as firethorn or pyracantha. It has thorny branches with leaves that are a dark, glossy green.  The leaves are narrowly oval and finely toothed.  Flowers are white and in many flowered corymbs. The flowers have an unpleasant fragrance.  The spring to midsummer flowers are followed by dense ... Read more

peas in a pod

There’s an old wives tale that all babies look like their ... Read more

Plum crazy

  Mr Mandy Sutter and I moved to a new plum tree last summer. ... Read more

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Cucumber Crazy

 There is a cucumber glut in my garden at the moment.  They ... Read more

How to Grow Geum

Geum (Ceum Ciloense) is also called Scarlet Avens or Chilean Avens.  ... Read more

Guide to Growing the Italian Bellflower

The Italian Bellflower (Campanula isophylla) is a native of Italy.  ... Read more

Tips for Growing Sweet William

Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) is technically a perennial, but is ... Read more

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Guide to Growing Cat Grass

Growing cat grass is an easy thing to do and can even save your ... Read more

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Learn to Grow Mustard Greens

If you are looking for something different to grow in the early ... Read more

best friends

My heart is filled with joy when I see the love growing between ... Read more

baby’s 100th day

Family day at one of our favourite walking spots, Crickley Hill on ... Read more

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