Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' - Forming a low mound of ferny leaves, each mid-green leaflet is strongly edged in creamy white and is flushed with pink during the cooler spring weather. In mid to late spring this foliage is crowned with upright stems bearing clusters of light blue to white flowers. This delightful and colourful perennial is ideal for edging a partially shaded border, or for growing beside a woodland path.

Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' - Forming a low mound of ferny leaves, each mid-green leaflet is strongly edged in creamy white and is flushed with pink during the cooler spring weather. In mid to late spring this foliage is crowned with upright stems bearing clusters of light blue to white flowers. This delightful and colourful perennial is ideal for edging a partially shaded border, or for growing beside a woodland path.

Bloom time charts for fall-planted bulbs, spring-planted bulbs and perennials. Very handy!

Bloom time charts for fall-planted bulbs, spring-planted bulbs and perennials. Very handy!

Garden design:rockery - Spring I think my MOM will LOVE this :) as much as I do!

Garden design:rockery - Spring I think my MOM will LOVE this :) as much as I do!

We all like to get free plants. And self-seeders produce new plants for us every year. They are ideal if you want a fuss-free garden, because they require little intervention. Left to bloom and set seed, these prolific varieties will soon fill every available patch in the garden.  Here are my top 10 self-seeding plants. 1 Papaver

We all like to get free plants. And self-seeders produce new plants for us every year. They are ideal if you want a fuss-free garden, because they require little intervention. Left to bloom and set seed, these prolific varieties will soon fill every available patch in the garden. Here are my top 10 self-seeding plants. 1 Papaver

Bulb lasagne, a great idea for pots to create a beautiful collection of flowers at various times. Crocus

Bulb lasagne, a great idea for pots to create a beautiful collection of flowers at various times. Crocus

House plants make great additions to your home; they can add color and interest to your decor, create a healthier living space with their air purifying and filtering properties, and they can even lower stress levels! In fact, studies have shown that hospital patients who have living plants in their rooms reportedly recover

House plants make great additions to your home; they can add color and interest to your decor, create a healthier living space with their air purifying and filtering properties, and they can even lower stress levels! In fact, studies have shown that hospital patients who have living plants in their rooms reportedly recover

Contrary to popular belief, there are many flowers that bloom around the year in times that aren’t Spring and Summer. Summer and Spring are popular gardening seasons and bring colourful and vibrant plants to life, but Autumn and Winter also offer a wide range of flowers to keep gardens bright. We’ve gathered a list of seasonal flowers to help gardeners all year round and created the infographic below!

Contrary to popular belief, there are many flowers that bloom around the year in times that aren’t Spring and Summer. Summer and Spring are popular gardening seasons and bring colourful and vibrant plants to life, but Autumn and Winter also offer a wide range of flowers to keep gardens bright. We’ve gathered a list of seasonal flowers to help gardeners all year round and created the infographic below!

Late spring planting: Would love a big display of Alliums  in May and June. Say Allium hollandicum and Allium nigrum in bold drifts. But can the bed cope?

Late spring planting: Would love a big display of Alliums in May and June. Say Allium hollandicum and Allium nigrum in bold drifts. But can the bed cope?

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