Back in 2001, the local Garden Club here in Bracknell staged a courtyard garden at the Chelsea Flower Show. This was back in the day when the smaller gardens were open to amateurs, the gardens didn’t cost a small fortune (or a large one!), and Health and Safety was common sense and didn’t need a […]Read more "As Seen At The Chelsea Flower Show"
The currant family, or Ribes to give them their botanical name, consists of about 150 species of plants from the northern hemisphere. It includes several cultivated types of fruit – blackcurrants, white currants, redcurrants and gooseberries, as well as hybrids between these. There are also several grown purely for ornamental purposes, known as flowering currants (although […]Read more "Currant-ly Flowering"