Happy Halloween from the garden! Not the best of weather for trick ‘n’ treating but I shall carve out my pumpkin anyway, I already have some knarled looking gourds decorating the hanging basket by my front door. I have been mostly tidying up for customers, the leaves are falling at a much quicker rate this year & I think they will have all fallen by mid beg/mid Nov, I have noticed that one half of the trees have shed their leaves,... Read More


Hi, well Halloween is nearly upon us & the nights will be drawing in but before all that I shall mention the lovely plants that are still flowering. The ‘Cosmos’ still look great, they will keep flowering until the first frosts if you keep dead heading them, same goes for the wonderful ‘Penstemons’ that are out. One of my favourite summer/autumn plants is a Hydrangea called ‘Pinky Winky’, it is a paniculata... Read More