This week’s blog focuses on one of my favourite plants, the Salvia. I absolutely adore these flowers. They are a fabulous border filler as well as one of the best flowers to attract bees into your garden as they are so rich in nectar. Wherever you plant them, the bees will be sure to find them. Here are my top tips on growing and looking after Salvias. Salvia – A close-up All salvias thrive in full sun and are ideally placed in a…July 2, 2020
If you’ve been following my blogs, you will know that earlier on in the year I had four raised beds built for the purpose of growing cut flowers. Towards the end of May, I started to plant these beds up so thought it would be useful to reflect on progress and what I’ve learnt so far. Dear Santa, please can I have a Greenhouse for Christmas. Because I don’t currently have a greenhouse, at the start of…June 18, 2020
I’m hoping to start planting up the cut flower beds this weekend. In a pre- COVID world I would have started a week ago as the weather is warming up, but perhaps unsurprisingly I’m still waiting to finish off the edging of the cut flower patch. The delivery of the edging has been promised for this weekend so I’m hoping to be able to get the edging in so I can top up my raised beds…April 24, 2020
For me, flowers are my number one home accessory and I definitely have my ‘go-to’ flowers and foliage. Therefore, when it came to selecting what cut flowers to grow in my new beds I went with what I truly loved – the flowers I would want to cut and bring into my home. While I would always encourage people to do the same and grow what they love, there are some other factors to consider when selecting your own plants for a cut flower garden.…April 9, 2020
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