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 – 20th June
I love roses, but it's important to keep them healthy by dead heading, and tackling pests and disease as soon as it occurs.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Don’t turf a new lawn in hot weather
New turf can't survive in hot weather UNLESS it's watered enough. Take a look at the sorry state of this newly laid lawn.
It’s June, and in the garden there are lots of jobs to do!
The weather may not be up to much, but we need to get into the garden and get planting and make your garden stand out this Summer.
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 – 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.
It’s September, and it’s another busy month in the garden.
September is now upon us, and there's a lot to do to keep it looking at it's best, and to prepare it for next season.