RSS 2.0 Musings and Rumblings

Bring Your Holidays Home: How to Create Your Very Own Italian-style Garden

At its heart, Italian garden design combines the majestic structural aesthetics of a classical French garden, with the natural, sun-soaked essence of...

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Create Your Own Beautiful Country Cottage Garden

There’s a sense of romanticism associated with the classic English cottage garden; a beautiful natural space populated with vibrant, aromatic flowers,...

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Can You Grow Lemon Trees in the UK?

Lemon trees are in fact the easiest citrus trees to grow on British shores. Unlike limes, they are spirited plants that can stand up to much lower temperatures...

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Low-Maintenance Gravel Garden Design

For lovers of the great outdoors and the joys of gardening—but less keen on the often arduous task of garden maintenance—gravel is a great investment...

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Gardening for the Senses: Scented Plants for Pots

When choosing what kinds of flowers to bed in your terracotta garden pots, it’s often easy to focus purely on aesthetics. But what about the other senses?

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Terracotta and Tulips

October sees the start of tulip bulb planting season, and nothing lifts the spirits like the promise of a fabulous Spring tulip display in a terracotta...

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Decorative Pot Toppings

To add a bit of interest to your pots, why not try a decorative topping? From biodegradable pine cones to glitzy glass marbles, a decorative pot topping...

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Selecting the Best Terracotta Pot for your Plant

Deciding on the best style of terracotta pot for your particular plant or choosing a good type of plant for your terracotta pot can sometimes feel slightly...

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To Pot or Pot in a Pot; That is The Question!

What is 'pot in a pot' planting, and when is best to use this technique. We offer advice when you should remove the plant from the plastic pot or simply...

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Plenty Of Pots And Plenty Of Drama!

The first wagon from Italy has safely arrived, and what an arrival it made...

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