10 of the best summer flowering shrubs

summer flowering shrubs

Why grow summer flowering shrubs? If your aim is for your garden in summer to burst with colour and life, then choosing the right summer flowering shrubs can help you achieve exactly that. The right shrubs can be visually powerful in themselves and add to the overall diversity of your garden in three main ways. …

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7 of the best fast growing privacy shrubs

privacy shrubs

Looking for a fast way to enjoy privacy in your garden? You’re in the right place. Selecting the right shrubs for your landscape can quickly create a natural screen, offering you a secluded oasis away from prying eyes. Whether you wish to enclose a private hide-away or line the perimeter of your property, fast-growing privacy …

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Hydrangeas: how to prune these beautiful shrubs

Hydrangeas - how to prune these flowers

In this article I show you how to prune hydrangeas, with a simple step by step process. There are multiple species of hydrangea and many different varieties or cultivars within each species. This means, it is pretty easy to find a hydrangea to suit your garden. Hydrangea flowers Hydrangeas are grown for their showy flowers. …

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Currant obsession: Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum

Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum

Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum Last year I moved back to the UK after spending over ten years in Australia, in the sub-tropical climate of Sydney. So, I’m currently enjoying my first Northern Hemisphere spring in all that time and my first spring ever living in Scotland. I’ve been delighting in the wonderful the variety of …

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