Pittosporum are a genus of evergreen shrubs that are grown mainly for their foliage although their flowers are highly scented in late spring and early summer. Flowers grow on the stems in the leaf axils and mostly hidden by the foliage. It is [...]Read more
Topiary is the name given to formally clipped plants, normally evergreens, which are added to gardens to proved shape, structure, balance and symmetry as well as winter interest. My five favourite evergreen shrubs for topiary include: [...]Read more
Bedding plants were very popular in Victorian times. With the advent of the glasshouse, gardeners were able to raise tender plants en mass with modern methods of protection. Perennials, shrubs and roses were usually only available bare root [...]Read more
7 Garden Trends for 2017 Trends come and go but some things are here to stay. See what award winning garden designer Lee Bestall suggests for this years must have’s for 2017. Trends within garden design are much slower to move in and [...]Read more
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