The Dry Garden at RHS Hyde Hall has 400 species of plants used to living in areas of low rainfall, including the Mediterranean, South Africa, South America, Australia and California.
Make a visit and I guarantee that you’ll find at least one plant that would be a perfect fit for your garden.
Find out more at – https://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/hyde-hall/garden-highlights/dry-garden
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Colchium, a marvel amongst plants
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.
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 – 13th June
All gardens need pollinators such as bees and insects, and you'll find many are attracted to lavender. Find a suitable spot, and get some planted.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – How to remove Toadstools from the lawn
The weather has been perfect for mushrooms and toadstools - with the soil being warm and damp. So how do you get rid of them from your lawn?
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.
The flowers have gone, but what’s left behind looks great
The flowers may have gone but the seeds on these plants are so attractive it would be a shame to cut them.