Tulips are a must have flower for any garden, and if you plant them my way, you've get years of colour. Try it, you won't be disappointed.
The flowers of a Cyclamen hederifolium come before the leaf, and what beautiful flowers they are.
I'm a fan of ornamental grass, and Molinium is my favourite. If you're thinking of adding Molinium to your garden, be careful with what you chose.
No, it's not a crocus although it's often mistaken as a crocus. It's called Colchium, and it's a flower that brightens any autumnal garden.
You'll find most Aeoniums as house plants but this specimen is planted in a regular garden amongst Sedum. It really does look stunning.
There's a technique to deadheading Geraniums. Get it wrong and you invite disease into the plant. Here, I'm showing you the right way to do it.
Pennisetum forms a compact low mound, and it produces lasting brush-like flowers in late summer, and it works brilliantly in these beds.
The Dry Garden at Hyde Hall in Essex has some beautiful planting options suitable for any garden. The best bit? Many need little if any watering!
It's finally warming up, here's my suggestions for keeping your garden looking at it's best through the rest of the Summer and beyond.
Bedding plants really do set off a garden, and one of my favourites are lupine (Lupinus spp.) which really can make your borders 'pop'.