Plants For The Shade

Making the most of Shade by Myles Challis

Many are mistakenly under the impression that shade is a no go area for plants.  Obviously some plants do need sun but many are happy in either sun or shade and for some shade is a necessity. Read more Plants For The Shade

Spring Flowering and Scented Trees and Shrubs

Updated for 2016
It’s still cold outside but gradually we are starting to feel the start of Spring

An unusual flowering and scented plant for early Spring is the Witchhazel – Hamamelis Mollis. The spidery deep yellow flowers cover the bare branches of this shrub from December until late March and the flowers are highly perfumed. Often Witch Hazel branches are used in floristry due to their elegant contemporary appearance. Read more Spring Flowering and Scented Trees and Shrubs