Exploring the heavenly world of the Hyacinth

What’s a Hyacinth? I think I recognise them, but aren’t they a bit old fashioned?? Stop that right now! Hyacinths are amazing, and a very rewarding spring bulb to grow. They are indeed mostly recognised for their strong fragrance, a fragrance which often sees them banished to the spare room after a week in the…

Plants of my childhood

I have been growing plants since I was just 5¬†years old! My obsession started early. I have so many memories of gardening with my Nana and Granddad in their garden. I also sneaked lots of plants home, soon taking over my parents garden, and denying my father the ground to grow his regular beetroot crop!…