Many species of dogwood, such as Cornus sanguinea and Cornus alba are prized for their colourful stems that light up the winter garden. In this video No Fuss Guide, Kevin Smith, BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine, shows you how to use the stems to make simple, homemade Christmas decorations – perfect for adorning the Christmas tree.
This beautifully scented potted evergreen daphne, flowers non-stop from April through to October. A compact shrub, it is great for planting as a fragrant border edge, or perfect in pots in gardens with restricted space.
This pretty, compact Buddleja 'Buzz 3 in 1' is perfect for small gardens or pots. A colourful, wildlife-friendly shrub which has a profusion of flower spikes in indigo, ivory and pale pink throughout summer, only growing to a height of 1.2m.