Back in July, I showed you an example of why you shouldn’t lay turf in hot weather – well, not unless you’re going to ensure that it’s properly watered.
Well, the Customer that lawn belongs to went back to the Contractor that laid the turf and was reassured, “don’t worry, it’ll come back.”
Looking as sad as ever, this lawn really is beyond repair.
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.
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!
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.
It’s July and time to enjoy the fruits of your labour
July is when you get to enjoy all the effort you've put in to creating in your garden so far this year, but there're still jobs that need doing.
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.
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.