Category: Flowers

The Different Types of Soil

Gardeners may come across different types of soil in various parts of the UK, which can have a huge implications on what they are able to grow there. There are things you can do to improve your soil, such as working in organic matter, so you should take these steps over a period of time [Continue]

How Easy is it to Plant Strawberries in the UK?

It’s easier than you might think to plant and grow strawberries in the UK climate. With a little care and attention, your strawberry plants can thrive, and produce lots of fruit for you. Here is a guide to planting and looking after your plants:   You should plant your strawberries around late springtime, making sure [Continue]

How to Make Sure your Foxgloves Thrive

The foxglove is a flower that will always draw attention to itself, forming a tall spike of flowers that stand out amongst other, lower-lying shrubs and plants. In most varieties, the flowers will be pink or purple and the leaves will be a musky kind of green.   Most gardeners will be able to grow [Continue]

Dahlia Bulbs for your Garden

Spring is coming, and this is a great time of year to plant and grow dahlias. They will flower in the summer months, so you can begin to think about planting them towards the end of the spring season, once the ground has warmed up sufficiently. Dahlia bulbs can be purchased from many reputable gardening [Continue]

Growing Pansies in the UK

Pansies are a winter flowering plant and are popular throughout the UK for their range of colours. They are available in many different sizes and styles, so you will have plenty of choices when you decide to plant pansies in your garden. Choose from traditional flowers, or go for something more ornate like the trailing [Continue]