*Fuchsia (hardy)* No other shrub gives more colour and satisfaction than the Hardy Fuchsia. Masses of pendulous earing type flowers July through to October. Prefers a sunny position, but will tolerate semi-shade. Average height to 1.5m. Prune hard every March to encourage strong new flowering shoots. Megalanica and Ricartonii are the hardiest.
Busy, busy, busy time in the garden and thoughts of the colours and schemes for your outdoor space are beckoning. Here are a few plants of interest for April colour.
The winter dormancy is over and the plants in your garden are awakening to more sunshine and warmer daytime temperatures. Below are some shrubs that flower in March, giving your garden a head start for colour and vital food (pollen) for those active bees and insects.
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May is the time of year when Rhododendrons & Azaleas are in flower; you may well have noticed them as you drive around at this time of year.
Spring is only just around the corner and many gardeners will be thinking about the season ahead. Raised beds are becoming very popular as gardens are getting smaller. Without compromising patio and seating areas, raised beds are a convenient way of segregating the garden. Managing raised beds is easier too as there is less bending...
Now is the time of year to be thinking about mulching the garden; mulching will suppress weeds and conserve moisture. Mulching with ornamental bark will also give an attractive finish. Mulching at this time of year is particularly important if spring flowering bulbs or herbaceous perennials have been planted; it’s much easier to mulch before...