Plant supports at Abbotsbury

Plant supports at Abbotsbury

How pleased we were recently when visiting Abbotsbury Gardens to see the magnolias and rhododendrons, to come across some of our plant supports all laid out and in position ready for the new season’s growth of herbaceous perennials such as Phlox and Crocosmia...
Stop the flop!

Stop the flop!

The recent wet weather down here in the South West makes us all realise that we should have staked and supported some of our plants earlier in the summer when we had the chance. Funny how we always have these good intentions and then never quite get round to it until...
Attracting dragonflies

Attracting dragonflies

The hot weather at Taunton Flower Show last week brought out the wildlife as well as the people. This dragonfly – a common darter – seemed to adopt us and was clearly very fond of our metalwork. For hours on end two of them were perched either on our tall...