Featured Posts in'England' Category

the harvest before the storm

With threats of storms and downpours a couple of weeks ago we decided to bring in the harvest at the allotment one Read more..

Plant Hardiness Ratings

You want your plants to survive our British climate so it is worth understanding the hardiness ratings. Plant hardiness Read more..

A Tour of The Garden

A quick tour of one of our Gardens from the Gardeners Tips team. The garden is located in Menston, Yorkshire, Read more..

Beating the drought – replanting the xerophytic garden!

The ghosts of all the winter dead things have all but faded away though a few of my Cordyline’s now need to be cut Read more..

Gooseberry no Fooling

One of the first fruits to be available for the kitchen and table each year, the gooseberry is an old stalwart. Read more..

Growing Habranthus Rain Lily Bulbs

I discovered a 6 inch pot in my greenhouse with a label saying Habranthus but I don’t know where I got the Read more..

March memories

You may have come across a photographic scavenger hunt called 26 Things? Kate in Brunei blogged her colourful results Read more..

Couch Grass Cures

Couch grass is an invasive perennial garden weed. In the north of England it is called twitch but elsewhere it is Read more..

Harrogate Spring Flower Show 2011

Its the fourteenth of April today, the first day of the NEHS Spring Flower Show at the Yorkshire showground in Read more..

Marguerite Daisies or Purple Ronnies

Daisy is the name applied to many flowers of the Asteraceae or Compositae family. Flowers in this group include Aster, Read more..