This week we take a look at one of my all time favourite plants ~ Passiflora (Passionflower). This beautiful, evergreen vine climbs using tendrils to secure itself to other plants or supporting structures such as trellises, bamboo canes, and pergolas. With its' exquisite blooms opening from summer to early autumn, who wouldn't want to grow … Continue reading Plant of the week ~ Passiflora (Passionflower)
This week we take a look at the delightful hollyhock (Alcea rosea), a great plant for both humans and wildlife.
Butterflies are well known pollinators, fluttering from flower to flower on delicate wings during the warm summer months. Moths on the other hand are largely forgotten and not often thought of as critical pollinators. Instead many see moths as flame obsessed nighttime pests! Yet these beautiful creatures are vital pollinators which have been in decline for … Continue reading Butterfly and moon gardens for moths
This week we are taking a peek into the world of mint and what it can do for you, your garden and the wildlife therein.
This week we are following the delightful scent of lavender to learn more about this delightful plant.
Aquilegia is the star of the show this week with it's unusual but charming flowers and adorable foliage.
Flowers within flowers producing food for bees, butterflies and birds? Find out more in this weeks plant of the week blog featuring Echinacea purpurea.