Whilst on my travels, I stumbled across a bed of Colchicum (Colchicum autumnale).
Often thought to be crocus, but from a completely different family, Colchicum can brighten up any garden during the Autumn months.
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.
An Update From the Veg Plot
The slugs and caterpillars continue to thrive after what has been a very wet Summer, leaving my red cabbage feature looking very sorry for itself.
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 – Molinia – A wonderful ornamental grass
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.
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!
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.