Archives : December, 2015

How to grow delicious tomatoes in pots this summer

How to grow delicious tomatoes in pots this summer

Growing tomatoes in pots There is nothing more satisfying than growing your own juicy tomatoes and then having the enjoyment of being able to eat your own freshly picked tomatoes which

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Top screening ideas for your garden

Top screening ideas for your garden

Garden Screening Ideas There are many types of garden screening available to gardeners, from natural hedging such as leylandii, laurels or even bamboo which can look eye-inspiring to more garden screen ideas such

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Tree fern care and growing tips for this beautiful architectural plant

Tree fern care and growing tips for this beautiful architectural plant

Tree Fern care Tree ferns are beautiful, elegant, architectural plants that are simply amazing. They are a tree-like fern that have a large thick truck with arching, spreading lance-shaped fronds

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Best ferns to grow in dry, shady areas of the garden

Best ferns to grow in dry, shady areas of the garden

Ferns for dry shade Ferns are known for their resilience and ability to grow in shade, but there are some varieties of fern that will grow very well in shaded

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Plants for dry shade to brighten up that barren, shady part of the garden

Plants for dry shade to brighten up that barren, shady part of the garden

Plants for dry shade Parts of the garden that are either shaded or dry areas can be challenging on there own, but put the two together and it can seem

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Climbing plants to brighten up that shady corner of the garden

Climbing plants to brighten up that shady corner of the garden

Climbing plants for shade Most gardens have a shady spot, usually against a North or East-facing wall or fence where conditions can also be dry but can equally be damp. These areas

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How to grow the Chinese Money Plant (Pilea peperomioides)

How to grow the Chinese Money Plant (Pilea peperomioides)

Chinese Money Plant (Pilea peperomioides) Not to be confused with the lucky ‘Money Plant’, this Chinese Money Plant originates from Southern China and is also known as Missionary plant and Pancake

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Crassula Ovata (Money Plant) – Care & growing tips for a happy plant

Crassula Ovata (Money Plant) – Care & growing tips for a happy plant

Crassula Ovata – Money Plant It was once thought that having this beautiful and considered mystical ‘Money Plant’ in your home would bring you luck and fortune which is probably

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How to take a Rosemary cutting

Rosemary is an evergreen shrub that is commonly used as a culinary herb in Mediterranean dishes. It’s Latin name is Rosmarinus officinalis and there are many varieties which include trailing, sprawling types

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Pruning rosemary plants (Rosemarinus officialis)

Pruning rosemary plants (Rosemarinus officialis)

Rosemary Pruning Rosemary is an evergreen shrub (herb) that is often used in cooking recipes. It is often mistaken for Lavender as it looks very similar to the untrained eye. Unlike

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