From the sprouting of seeds to the blooming of flowers or the falling of leaves, many of us are in such a rush through life that we seldom stop and smell the roses, as the saying goes.
Our blog is springing back to life. Stay tuned for more posts in the coming weeks.
This week we take a look at what many people may consider a weed, Plantago sp. (Plantain). Most 'weeds' have a use for humans and wildlife and play a key role in natures cycle. The word weed really just means an unwanted plant.
This week we take a look at the enchanting 'Lady of the Wood' ~ Betula pendula (Silver Birch)
This week we are taking a look at another tree great for both humans and wildlife - Corylus avellana, commonly known as Hazel.
This week we are taking a look at a beautiful climber both humans and wildlife can appreciate - Wisteria sinensis!
This week we are taking a look at one of my personal favourites - Heuchera!
With its close links to the month of May, I have chosen lily of the valley as our plant for this week. Lets take a closer look shall we?
This week we take a look at the first tree in our 'plant of the week' blog - Hawthorn. Read this week's post to discover why this plant is so invaluable to humans and wildlife.
Pruning trees can be a complex art form, with each species of tree requiring different techniques, methods, environmental conditions and times of the year. Today we will be looking at when to prune stone fruit trees such as cherry trees, along with some problems which can occur as a result of pruning at the wrong time of … Continue reading Pruning your stone fruit trees, how, why and when.