A Little White Relief….

Well finally we got some snow. It had missed us and snowed to the north and the south of us but finally down in came. We had a good 3 maybe 4" in the end. Prompting endless photos of snowy scenes Topiary anc clipped bushes always look striking with a dusting of snow The snow …

April Showers Anyone?

Well what a difference a week makes, Derbyshire is so much more leafy and green than when I went away and so much drier too. Although, as I finish work to sit down and write this the heavens are opening and we are, at last, about to experience some April showers. It is such a …

In Need of a Little Support…..

Staking is very important for many perennials, Peonies, Delphiniums, Lupins, Achillea, Aconiutm and well this list goes on. There are many options from bamboo canes and string to metal supports that are available from companies such as Leander, based in Idridgehay, so nice and local to me. http://www.leanderplantsupports.co.uk They make lots of different shaped supports …