This Customer has a number of beds that run down to the river, and so the water table is pretty high – especially during the winter months.
We’ve tried a lot of different plants in this location, but what’s done surprisingly well is Pennisetum otherwise known as Fountain Grass.
The mass of bristly bottlebrush spikes held upright or arching, like fountains, above slender, elegant foliage distinguishes Pennisetum from other grasses.
The blooms are typically creamy or biscuit-color, some with pink or burgundy highlights, and many of them retain their appeal throughout autumn and into the winter.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Keeping Thyme looking at its best
Thyme is a wonderful herb, and to keep it growing at it's best it needs attention and feeding just like any other plant in the 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.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Don’t believe the Contractor when they say it’ll grow back!
There's nothing like a lush, green lawn to raise the spirits. Sadly, parts of this newly turfed lawn are neither lush nor green.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – The Right Way To Deadhead A Geranium
There's a technique to deadheading Geraniums. Get it wrong and you invite disease into the plant. Here, I'm showing you the right way to do it.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – How to remove Toadstools from the lawn
The weather has been perfect for mushrooms and toadstools - with the soil being warm and damp. So how do you get rid of them from your lawn?
It’s June, and in the garden there are lots of jobs to do!
The weather may not be up to much, but we need to get into the garden and get planting and make your garden stand out this Summer.