How To Lift The Winter Gloom

How To Lift The Winter Gloom

Plants that add winter colour Gardens and window boxes have the potential to surrender to winter gloom in January. A little imagination though can give your garden a much-needed winter boost in the bleak midwinter. Much known for its medicinal qualities, one such...
Shrubs for Winter Architecture

Shrubs for Winter Architecture

Structure in the garden is particularly important during winter as it provides the backdrop which will hold your garden’s shape even when spring and summer flowers have long since faded and died. In those cold and dreary winter months of December January and February...
The Tree That Helped Make Caesar’s Crown.

The Tree That Helped Make Caesar’s Crown.

Laurus nobilis (Bay tree) is a species of plant steeped in history – the famous crown of Julius Caesar was actually made of bay leaves.  It has been used therefore for centuries, both as a decorative plant, culinary herb and as a symbol of victory – laurel wreaths...