Foliage plant of the moment Nandina ‘Blush Pink’: Plant of the Month

Every so often, a plant comes along that makes you question whether it’s actually real or not! Nandina ‘Blush Pink’ seems like some mythical being with it’s unusual pink leaves, which later transform to pillar box red. It’s an incredible show off. Well, as the saying goes ‘if you’ve got it, flaunt it’… Nandina is…

10 unexpected edible flowers you need to try now

Edible flowers are not just pretty, but tasty! Some edible flowers have such robust flavours that they need to be paired with the right foods or drinks in order to let those flavours sing. Nurtured in Norfolk’s edible flowers Nurtured in Norfolk grow, nurture and supply the highest quality produce to many well known chefs,…

The Weird and Wacky Plants Project

I have loved plants since I was just 5 years old, and I especially love unusual, odd, weird plants, and plants that do things you don’t expect them to…! My career has taken me all around the world in my quest to find and learn more about plants! I have now brought all this together…

Winter garden star Sarcococca ‘Winter Gem’: Plant of the Month

The winter garden just isn’t complete without the lean mean perfume machine that is Sarcococca! Also known as Sweet Box (a name which is much easier on the tongue!) this fantastic evergreen shrub is easy to grow, versatile and one of very few winter fragrances for the garden. It’s a crime that most gardens don’t…

10 reasons this bird food will make your birds happy!

The choice of bird food on the shelf in the garden centre can be bewildering, and not to mention expensive. And, did you know that some mixes are stuffed with cheap filler ingredients which only keep the pigeons happy? Why not invest in a premium, balanced mix that will satisfy all our feathered friends through…