Enjoying winter stems

Winter

This is the month that leaves have fallen from of our deciduous trees and shrubs but with this transition brings new interest to the garden in the form of winter stems and bark. As a garden designer I am always striving to use the most interesting plant combinations in customer’s gardens and stems play an important role in extending interest through the winter months. Here are a few of my favourite winter stems, plants with interesting bark and how to consider using them in the garden.

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Top tips to improve your garden!

Top tips and ideas to improve your garden!

Spring is here! In this new garden feature I will be looking at ways to make improvements to your outdoor spaces to make them more enjoyable.

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Top tips and ideas to improve your garden!

Top tips and ideas to improve your garden!

Spring has arrived in the garden, in this new feature I will be suggesting ways to make improvements to your outdoor spaces to make them more enjoyable.

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Spring is here!!!

This week as the temperatures are reaching double figures I have seen Forsythia in flower and black thorn in blossom, so its official spring is here. Another indication that spring has arrived is that customers are thinking about their gardens and the knock on effect is always uplifting!

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Do not delay! Get into the garden today!!!

The bank holiday weekend is almost here!

It’s a great opportunity to get in the garden and enjoy the predicted good weather.

Here are a few more jobs to be thinking about in the garden.

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Spring forth with the clocks into the garden

Now the clocks have sprung forward get out in the garden and enjoying the most of the extra daylight. Finish your last Easter egg, wrap up warm and get gardening in the sunshine.

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Spring has arrived in the garden!!!

More about Spring

This week as the temperatures are reaching double figures I have seen Forsythia in flower and black thorn in blossom, so its official spring is here. Another indication that spring has arrived is that customers are thinking about their gardens and the knock on effect is always uplifting!

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The Productive Garden “GET READY GET STEADY GO”

Spring

Last Sunday really felt like spring was beginning to arrive on my allotment, the sun was shining and the birds were in excellent voice. This got me thinking of all the jobs that I needed to get on with. Here is a little list of the things you should and could be thinking about for you vegetable gardens.

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Winter Gardens in Cambridgeshire

Winter Gardens

It is not an obvious time to be thinking about visiting a garden when the winter weather has taken its icy grip on the country. But as a plant lover I find there are still plenty of great plants to see and enjoy. The secret is knowing where to go to find them.

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