Japanese Anemone are beautiful plants, are very easy to grow and flower their heads off from August through to the frosts. During September they are at their best when there are few other plants around.
Our Plant of the Month Papaver orientale or Oriental Poppy produces delicate flowers from May to July above bristly, grey-green leaves. The flower colours vary from white, through pink to red. They are a fast-growing plant and easy to grow, the pale papery flowers contrast especially well with purple foliage plants such as Heuchera.
Plant your Red, White and Blue themed plants to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the 2012 Olympics. Crocus.co.uk have a very patriotic planting combination available just in time for these momentous occasions. This lovely, colourful and fragrant collection consists of three Phlox paniculata for just £14.99. Even better you can buy […]
If, like me, you love mistletoe and Christmas wouldn’t be the same without it, you’ll love this website too. It has lots of facts about mistletoe including the fact that the mistletoe we are all familiar with is just one of hundres of species worldwide. All are plant parasites, meaning that they grow as parasites on the branches of trees and shrubs. In Britain, most mistletoe grows on apple trees but it can also be found on poplars and willows.