Molinia makes a wonderful ornamental grass, and there are two basic types of Molinia. Molinia caerulea which grows to about a metre or so tall, and the Molinia caerulea aurundinacea which can grow considerably higher – as you can see in this video.
If you’re planning on planting Molinia, good for you – just make sure you plant the right one for your garden!
The quince is an unusual fruit. Is it like an apple or more like a pear?
Is the quince like an apple or more like a pear? I was lucky enough to find out from quince expert Andrey Ivanov at Wilkin & Sons, Tiptree.
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.
Summer Bedding Ideas to Brighten Your Garden
Summer bedding can be to gardener a palette of oil paint to an artist. Ken Crowther shares his secrets to turn your garden into a riot of colour.
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.
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 – Hedge Cutting Project
Don't be afraid of cutting hedges back. And with the weather we've been having, they'll soon grow back with even greater vigour.