Monthly Archives: December 2020


In the age of mass planting rock gardens have become deeply unfashionable. For those of us with no interest in swathes of Lomandra a rock garden will provide the ideal environment in which to grow a whole suite of plants unlikely to flourish in the open garden. Rocks keep the soil cool allow for drainage […]

Herbaceous geranium in late spring

By late spring many of the cranesbills have past their spring best. The leaves are large, soft and tall. Sometimes the whole clump has fallen open. This is the time to cut the whole clump right to the ground. Its better to do this sooner rather than later while the soil is still cool and […]