Posted in October 2012

Garden Design  Adding Autumn Colour

Garden Design Adding Autumn Colour

Designing gardens means using plants that will look good throughout the year. Autumn is one of my favourite seasons for colour. The rich yellows, oranges and reds are a welcome sight in the garden as everything else is dying back. Dogwoods make exceptional plants for winter interest because of their brightly coloured bark. Cornus alba Kesselringii is … Continue reading

Growing Chilli Peppers

Growing Chilli Peppers

 On our Hitchin allotment in Hertfordshire we always grow a number of chilli plants in the summer. They thrive in our poytunnel and remain easy and undemanding plants. As part of my Christmas stocking last year I was given a packet of Black Pearl Chilli seeds by Unwins. I love growing new varieties of vegetables and seeing and tasting … Continue reading