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Trimming box topiary involves cutting back the fresh new growth of your chosen plant in late spring, to encourage the development of side shoots. These shoots can then be cut in mid summer to create a well-defined surface in whatever shape you wish
Refers to leaves that are three times as long as they are wide, with roughly parallel sides.
A contemporary twist on the hanging basket, these striking aluminium cones make a real statement, yet their chic looks belie the amazing simplicity of their construction. The aluminium sheets come in a variety of textured finishes and are easy to cut and bend, so a whole clutch o...
The sun is shining and the daffodils are out. Nothing spells the start of spring like a mass of golden, trumpet-shaped narcissi.Among the flowering daffodils are some that are only producing foliage. These ‘blind’ daffodils, either side
of year.The hedge outside is covered with birds in all shapes and sizes, munching away at the many and left-overs I've put out for them. I've left them little heaps of Christmas pudding, crumbled up biscuits and I've filled up one of the peanut feeders
is transformed and comes alive. This is because the stems are suffused with a blush of red and the berries are truly spectacular. They are the shape of turbans and gradually transform themselves from bean green to the colour of burnished Ribena. Sadly
interesting leaves that are shaped a bit like baseball mitts. They are best planted in a warm and sunny site as the flowers only open properly on fine days; in the past week or so when temperatures have reached 10°C or so they have been flaunting themselves
In East Dulwich, this year, the garden ornament of choice is ... the animal skull. Now this might seem a little macabre, but I find something rather aesthetically pleasing in the form, shape and texture of old bones.It all started several years ago
646Banbury, Oxfordshire01295 276 070www.broughtoncastle.comOX15 5EBOpen 1 May-15 Sep, Wed, Sun & bank hol Mon, 2-5pm, plus Thu in Jul & Aug. Adults £8 (£4 garden only), OAPs £7 (£4 garden only), children (5-15) £4. Card valid for whole property.parking,toilets,part-disabled,refre...
653Denmans Lane, Fontwell, West Sussex01243 542 808www.denmans-garden.co.ukBN18 0SUOpen all year, daily, 9.30am-5pm (or dusk if earlier – phone or see website for winter times). Adults £4.95, OAPs £4.75, children (5-16) £3.95.parking,toilets,full-disabled,plants,refreshments,food...