Should you be faking it in the garden?

The UK seems to have a love-hate relationship with fake flowers, and following today’s ITV This Morning feature about ‘faking it in the garden’, I felt we should explore why people fake it, and how they do it! ‘Would you rather see a garden full of weeds growing through a mattress, propped up against a…

Get ready for the ride of your life!

I’ve been busy discovering the fairytale kingdom of the Keukenhof Bulb Gardens, Make a cuppa, sit yourself down in your favourite armchair and take a tour with me, as I discover tulips, daffodils and more!

Where the Flamingoes and Frangipani mingle

I’m (happily) based in Florida for a few weeks, whilst I present for USA channel, HSN. Whilst I’m here, I have TOTALLY fallen in love with St Petersburg. This charming city is chilled out, has just the right balance of alternative, plus it’s a botanics wet dream!! Today I finally got to somewhere that everyone had been recommending to…

Finally: Grow your Own is starting to make sense…

Woo-hoo! I managed to nab one of the last tickets for James Wong’s extra special talk at the RHS Lindley Library this week! I was sat amongst the highest concentration of gardening knowledge for miles around, and that wasn’t just the books! As the room filled up, the audience got to sup a complimentary glass…