Category : Plant of the week

Dwarf Buddleia – Butterfly Bushes Ideal For Small Gardens & Patio Pots

Dwarf Buddleia – Butterfly Bushes Ideal For Small Gardens & Patio Pots

Growing Dwarf Buddleias Buddleia are one of the most loved garden plants admired by gardeners, birds, bees and insects alike and there is no mistaking the sweetly scented, fragrant flowers that

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Pyracantha ‘Golden Charmer’ – Growing and Care Tips

Pyracantha ‘Golden Charmer’ – Growing and Care Tips

Pyracantha ‘Golden Charmer’ An outstanding compact and bushy evergreen shrub that offers year round interest. This hardy evergreen shrub with sharp spiky branches and small dark glossy green leaves, produces clusters

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Growing Mahonia aquifolium Apollo – Oregon-grape

Growing Mahonia aquifolium Apollo – Oregon-grape

Mahonia Apollo This generally pest-free evergreen shrub is also know as the ‘Oregon Grape’ shrub. It is an excellent, vigorous, eye-catching shrub ideal for planting as a ground cover plant or in

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Pruning Berberis – Evergreen and Deciduous Barberries

Pruning Berberis – Evergreen and Deciduous Barberries

Berberis Pruning Berberis is also commonly known as the Barberry plant, and with over 500 different species it is found in nearly every country around the world. It can be

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Leylandii – Your complete guide including growing tips, propagation and pruning

Leylandii – Your complete guide including growing tips, propagation and pruning

Leylandii – Cupressocyparis Wthout doubt the most popular hedging plant available in the UK with over 55 million already planted in hedge rows and a staggering 300,000 trees sold every year. They

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Viburnum carlesii – Koreanspice shrub you need to grow now

Viburnum carlesii – Koreanspice shrub you need to grow now

Viburnum carlesii (Koreanspice) deciduous spice This shrub is yet another outstanding variety of Viburnum, ‘carlesii’ is a medium growing shrub getting to around 180cm (6ft) making it ideal for small

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Viburnum opulus – A vibrant show of snowball flowers followed by red berries

Viburnum opulus – A vibrant show of snowball flowers followed by red berries

Viburnum opulus – Snowball shrub This stunning shrub is also know as a ‘snowball bush’ due to the elegant light green snowball shaped flowers that appear around April – May

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Lavender Plants – Growing tips, cultivation and pruning

Lavender Plants – Growing tips, cultivation and pruning

Lavender Plant Guide Lavender, also known as ‘Lavendula’ is a very popular evergreen shrub which produces the most fragrant, beautiful flowers. It can be grown in many planting situations from a

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Viburnum davidii – Growing tips, cultivation and planting information

Viburnum davidii – Growing tips, cultivation and planting information

Viburnum davidii – Has been awarded a ‘RHS Award of Garden Merit’ This hardy evergreen shrub originates from western China and is unlike most other varieties of Viburnum it provides

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Top 5 White Climbing Roses – Compare fragrance, disease resistance and more

Top 5 White Climbing Roses – Compare fragrance, disease resistance and more

Whether your looking for a climbing rose to climb up a tree, for a shaded north facing wall or for climbing up a pillar there are many white climbing roses to

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