Valentine's Day 2013 marked the 16th annual National Nest Box Week, a project run by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) that aims to provide secure spaces for breeding birds across the UK.
Of the many pleasures found in gardening, none is probably greater than that felt when wildlife enters one’s garden.
Summer is here, the days are long - and contrary to some people’s beliefs it is a good time for planting container grown shrubs.
Water gardens have great charm, beauty and fascination in any garden and to anyone who already owns a pool the attractions are so self evident they wonder why other gardeners do not share them.
Of all the plants I grow in my garden I must admit to having many favourites. But when it comes to Clematis, one hybrid stands out with such great pride and beauty that for me it is easily the most fascinating of all. Clematis Sieboldii “Florida Bi-Colour” is my queen of the climbers.