I love a Hornbeam hedge, and this one is a beautiful example in a stunning location.
You must remember that the Hornbeam is in fact a tree that can easily reach a height of 30 m, so if you intend to keep a hedge, rather than a forest, you need to keep on top of the pruning, and now is just the right time to do it.
Ross is using a battery-operated Husqvarna long reach to make easy work of what could be a long and drawn-out job.
It’s November, and it’s turned autumnal in the garden.
The changing of the clocks means Autumn has arrived, and it's a great time to get some roses and soft fruit bushes planted into the garden.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Apricot Update
Some people don't believe that Apricots can grow in English weather, well this video will prove just how wrong they are. Enjoy!
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Simplify your watering with a soaker hose
Watering borders and beds can be a chore, but a soaker hose gets it done quickly - giving you more time to enjoy your 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.
Gardening With Ken – Aeonium. A stunning plant that looks to be made of metal.
You'll find most Aeoniums as house plants but this specimen is planted in a regular garden amongst Sedum. It really does look stunning.
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.