As Seen At The Chelsea Flower Show

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 […]

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Currant-ly Flowering

The currant family, or┬áRibes 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 […]

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