Early bulbs

Say ‘early bulbs’ and snowdrops come to mind. But thereĀ areĀ others that flower in January to bring flashes of colour to the garden in January. Last year I saw a very effective mix at Oxford Botanic Garden of snowdrops with winter aconites, eranthis hyemalis. And like snowdrops, these like a shady position in moist soil. But […]

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Why do we need another gardening blog?

Along with fashion and cookery, the internet is awash with gardening blogs, so why do we need another one? What makes this one different from the others? I have no training or qualifications in horticulture. It was more than twenty years from growing my first vegetables until I joined the local Garden Club. Like any […]

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