how to make a wormery... You don’t even need a garden – you can keep your wormery indoors and produce compost for houseplants and window boxes. A wormery is also a great way to introduce children to gardening and the environment as they can help to build and care for the wormery.
Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' Jacobs ladder. Full sun or partial shade, fully hardy This delightful and colourful perennial is ideal for edging a partially shaded border, or for growing beside a woodland path. Garden care: Cut the plant back straightaway after flowering to encourage a second flush of flowers. In autumn cut the faded flowerheads down to the ground and compost the dead stems.
Viburnum × bodnantense 'Dawn' - Dense clusters of fragrant, dark pink flowers on bare stems from November to March and toothed, dark green leaves. This upright, deciduous shrub is perfect for perfuming winter walks. To fully appreciate the deliciously scented flowers plant in a moist, well-drained border close to an entrance or path in sun or partial shade.
Be creative when making garden stakes or markers! This is an awesome idea and how easy is it to find yourself some branches to work with? Forget about the plastic stakes in the store, use what you have around your yard, garage or home.
Salvia × jamensis 'Nachtvlinder' - Velvet-like plum-purple petals form hooded flowers over a long period in summer and autumn. Fully hardy in freely draining soils, this bushy shrub will become drought tolerant once established.
Hugelkultur raised beds are an excellent way to build large easy to manage raised beds and dispose of lots of garden waste and food. You effectively pile up garden waste, cuttings, branches, even logs! Add in your compostable kitchen waste and after you...