7 Favourite Plants for Drought AND What is ‘Chop & Drop’?

7 Favourite Plants for Drought AND What is ‘Chop & Drop’?

It’s been an interesting summer so far to say the least.  One which will be remembered for its heat and lack of rain.  It has felt like August since June, except hotter.  Here, we are scratching our heads wondering if its a blip or a sign of the times. 

Boggy border? Planting ideas for heavy wet soils.

Boggy border? Planting ideas for heavy wet soils.

Ok, so I won’t pretend that this one is easy….. Heavy clay soils are backbreaking and even heavier when wet and they can hold water for months, only to make an impenetrable cracked surface when they finally dry out. The solution will depend on your site and requirements, often a garden on clay soil can have areas which drain […]