The Garden Community for Garden Lovers

Andrewr's Blog archive

Andrewr's gardening blogs

Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums used to be thought of as flowers for the show bench-huge blooms on...

5 comments

8 Nov, 2020
Andrewr

Online gardening

How do you get your gardening 'fix' during the long dark evenings? I recently came...

2 comments

29 Oct, 2020
Andrewr

The salvia border

One part of my garden I have never shown you is the salvia border. When I first moved...

9 comments

21 Oct, 2020
Andrewr

Personal Service

Although I do buy plants at Garden Centres, I also like to purchase from small nurseries....

9 comments

9 Jul, 2020
Andrewr

Omphalodes

Do you ever look at Wikipedia for a description of a plant? This is what is says...

7 comments

25 Mar, 2020
Andrewr

IMPORTANT - Plant Passports

Under EU Regulations introduced in December, all plants sold to a third party that...

7 comments

26 Feb, 2020
Andrewr

Two suppliers I can recommend

Too often, we are quick to criticise poor service, but I'm going to praise two online...

5 comments

20 Feb, 2020
Andrewr

Bracknell prairie - September to November

The last blog left the prairie at the end of August By mid September, new colours...

10 comments

30 Nov, 2019
Andrewr

Best for bees

What is the best flower for bees? That was one of the questions at a talk I attended...

9 comments

6 Sep, 2019
Andrewr

Bracknell prairie - July and August

This is the third in a series of blogs about the prairie planting in my front garden....

11 comments

31 Aug, 2019
Andrewr

Gardens of Dumfries and Galloway

I recently travelled north from Bracknell for a short break, looking at gardens in...

4 comments

25 Aug, 2019
Andrewr

Not open this year

I recently visited a garden in Bracknell that has opened for the NGS. I soon wondered...

8 comments

5 Aug, 2019
Andrewr


Blog archive