Olive Trees (Olea Europea) have much to offer today’s urban garden or patio. Olive trees, being slow growing, do as well in containers as in the ground. The soft grey-blue foliage of the olive trees blends in beautifully with other plants. Try under-planting for example with lavender or rosemary or an evergreen shrub such as Buxus Sempervirens (box).
Many of you are no doubt jetting off to warmer parts of Europe this summer; basking in the sizzling sun, sampling delicious continental cuisine and sipping local wine whilst overlooking the gorgeous Mediterranean Sea. Read more The 10 Best Mediterranean Plants for UK Gardens
by Karen Mariconda – Plant Centre Manager/Owner
It’s Christmas time yet again and we have to decide what presents to buy for our loved ones… Read more Plant Gift Ideas & Suggestions For Christmas (Or Special Occasions)
Designing gardens for roof terraces, balconies and patios can be one of the most challenging areas in which to create sustainable planting. The problem with these areas is that invariably they are exposed to wind and sun, with very little shade, and the plants need to be kept permanently in planters which can cause them to dry out quickly. Read more Plants suitable for Roof Terraces, Balconies and Patios