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…

Reduce growing failure with this gardening invention!

Help to reduce global waste AND improve your success when growing from seed with ‘soil blockers’. This fresh invention offers an efficient and cost effective gift for the gardener in your life, and could help solve all their gardening problems in one! Transplanting seedlings can take great care and one wrong move can often result…

Christmas shopping for people that love plants and fashion!

Christmas isn’t far away, let’s be honest about it. Get ahead of the game by ticking your gardeners and plant lovers off your Christmas shopping list! Those two types of people that can be notoriously difficult to buy for, buy I think you’ll find some lovely pieces in my own-designed merchandise range! Christmas gifts for gardeners,…

The Haphazard Gardener Does Houseplants

Contrary to how it seems, houseplants were not discovered by millenials! In fact, wind back 30 years and you’ll find that shelves were heaving with Spathiphyllum, Spider Plants and more. Katharine Crouch refers to herself as the ‘Haphazard Gardener’, but this does her an injustice. In 1999, she won BBC Gardener of the Year! Way…

Plant of the Month: the Award-Winning Hydrangea ‘Miss Saori’

If you’ve usually turned your nose up at the thought of growing a Hydrangea, then it’s time to have a word with yourself. ‘Miss Saori’ is the most magnificent Hydrangea with mounded blooms, made up of hundreds of mini tiaras, each smudged with brilliant red lipstick! That’s some party dress! Just wait ’til I tell…