It was the first time I really felt like planting this weekend... beautiful spring sunshine and the garden was calling out for attention! If you'd like some guidance on early spring plants, here are Jake's top 10 favourite plants for this time of year.
Each year the staff at the Beth Chatto Gardens get together for a wreath-making evening in December. Here's how to make your own wreath.
Which plants will carry on looking good throughout autumn and into winter? Our Plant Manager, Jake, reveals his favourites.
We love herbs! Not only do they look pretty in containers and borders, attract bees and butterflies, but they also smell and taste delicious
They’re not particularly fashionable I suppose, but if there’s one reliable perennial you should have for your garden it’s got to be the day lily...but it is a travesty to eat them...
For a lot of people a constantly damp or boggy soil is potentially a problem, but that needn’t be the case. There are many plants that will survive and indeed thrive in such conditions. I feel these plants should be considered for your own garden if you have a wet or damp soil.