Posted in May 2010

Shade Loving Plants – Geranium Phaeum

Shade Loving Plants – Geranium Phaeum

Many people get despondent with their gardens especially if it’s shady and find it difficult to buy the right plants. I love to use rich colours in my borders and these Geranium Phaeum with their purple black flowers are perfect for shade. Tolerant of any soil they work really well planted under deciduous trees or … Continue reading

Fruit Trees for Small Gardens

Fruit Trees for Small Gardens

If you like the idea of having a fruit tree in your garden but don’t have the space – then plant what’s called an espalier. It’s a  technique that creates a beautiful plant structure, and is great at saving space in a small area. In the spring they are covered with blossom and in winter … Continue reading