Aeonium plants are native to the Canary Islands, Madeira and North Africa, and they make excellent low maintenance house plants.
I spotted these ‘almost metallic’ Aeonium interplanted with Sedum Autumn Joy, and don’t they look good!
Ken’s Weekly Tips – 29th June
The veg plot is doing well, but we not totally pest free. Something has got to the peas and the slugs are proving to be fond of the beans.
It’s October, and it’s time to get in the garden and start on those Autumn jobs
The weather may have started to cool, but there's still time to add colour to your garden and get some winter vegetables and salad started.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Pennisetum – The plant that will tolerate a lot!
Pennisetum forms a compact low mound, and it produces lasting brush-like flowers in late summer, and it works brilliantly in these beds.
Gardening With Ken – It’s been a great year for the greengage
A perfectly ripe greengage is a joy to eat, and the team at Wilkin & Sons in Tiptree certainly know a thing or two about this fruit.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – 9th June
Remember to train new Apricot growth because it's from here that buds will form next year which will turn into fruit for your table.
Gardening With Ken – Why not visit the Dry Garden at RHS Hyde Hall, Essex?
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!