Wreath II: The Sequel

With the onslaught of mince pies, winter sniffles, and the brusque end to I-am-a-celebrity-please-keep-them-there, Christmas is once again on our doorstep. Bring on all that…

Garden Retail Industry: Cybernation or Hibernation?

Gone are the days when, the ‘good enough’, static, one-dimensional, brochurial website was enough to satisfy consumer expectations. The game has fundamentally changed. Fueled by…

Jekka McVicar: Keeper of the Herbetum

‘Do you know how good milk is with bay?’, queries the herb guru, Jekka McVicar. The sad truth is, no. Having known McVicar for quite…

Ellen Willmott: Gardener and Plantswoman

What would Christopher Lloyd be without Great Dixter? Vita-Sackville West without Sissinghurst? Lawrence Johnston without Hidcote? Gardeners make their gardens, but in turn too, gardens…

Fusion Gardening: The ornamental edible garden

Where gardens are ephemeral, kitchen gardens remain steeped in outdated conventions and seemingly have yet to enjoy true botanical democracy. Gone are the days, where…

Kitchen Garden Rethink: Summer Sowing

There really is no other way of saying it, this year the kitchen garden has been pants. Record breaking hot March weather, subsequent and unremitting…