Growing flowers in small spaces

I’ve had notions of growing our own cut flowers for a while now but I was always waiting until I had a patch of ground. When the round-about of life stopped this year, we had just moved to an inner-city terrace house with limited growing space. Like many during this unsettling time, the need to…

Cut flowers return to Wardington Manor, new book out.

Cut flower gardeners, Bridget Elworthy and Henrietta Courtauld from THE LAND GARDENERS supply some of London’s top florists from their walled garden at Wardington Manor. They have released a beautiful new book to inspire cut flower growing, the importance of composting and soil health. When The Land Gardeners arrived at Wardington Manor, the cutting gardens…

Ten things you need to know about Hydrangeas

You’d be a mophead of sorts if you thought the spectacular hydrangea was only for grandmas. For it would seem they’ve been around just a little longer than your grandmother or mine – in fact, we’re talking millions of years. 10 things you need to know about hydrangeas Article by Camille Heagney Image credits: Annie…