The Top Ten Mistakes Novice Gardeners Make

1. Planting in the wrong soil type This is probably the most important thing to remember but one which many new gardeners overlook. Plant any plant in the wrong type of soil and you are likely to kill the plant or stunt its growth. There are generally three types of soil with slight variations in…

The Old Scotsman

I’ve always been fascinated each time I visit to see what the front garden looks like. Something of interest is always growing and this October was no different. There are beautiful cyclamens dotting the doorstep in pots, as well as begonias, bushes of fuschia, climbing roses on the wall, clematis Tangutica and a whole host of other plants.