Many of us use hardwood oak sleepers in the garden. Maybe it’s to edge a lawn, create a retaining wall, or maybe build a raised bed.
At some point, you’ll notice fungus appear on the wood surface and you might be wondering what’s happening.
It’s a natural process, and there’s very little you can do other than maybe enjoy the beauty of nature.
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.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – An Easy Way to Plant Tulips
Tulips are a must have flower for any garden, and if you plant them my way, you've get years of colour. Try it, you won't be disappointed.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – How to create an established hedge. Fast!
Hedges can take an age to become established, but Bob and I planted this hedge in record time. Find out how we did it.
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.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Back At The Pond
We're back at the pond and yes, the hard work has paid off. Hardy weeds will prevail for sometime to come but I have a plan.
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.