Shade loving plants

Shade loving plants

We hear a lot about plants that need full sun, but what about those that don’t like to bask in the glory. The unsung heroes of the garden, who keep the shaded corners of our garden green and lush. A woodland style shaded garden path lined with Hosta and Fern....
Spring flowering shrubs

Spring flowering shrubs

Here are our favourite spring flowering shrubs: Cercis canadensis (Eastern Redbud) Cercis chinensis Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom) Daphne odora ‘Aureomarginata’ Exochorda x macrantha ‘The Bride’ (spreading shrub) Forsythia Viburnum tinus Forsythia Cercis...
Grasses for autumn / winter borders

Grasses for autumn / winter borders

Grasses are the glue that holds many gardens together, adding texture and movement through summer, then body, drama and colour from late August through to December. Ornamental grasses are also great at filling out beds and borders when they become sparser during the...
Spring Flowering Trees

Spring Flowering Trees

Fall in love with our spring flowering trees Is there anything more whimsical and romantic than spring blossom? Trees are a wonderful source of inspiration that highlight the changing seasons, encourage wildlife to flourish as well as helping to purify our air. ...
Garden topiary

Garden topiary

Traditional English gardens combine hedges and topiary to create year-round structure, focal points and framed views and are softened with herbaceous plants that change with the seasons.  Neatly trimmed box hedge borders guide you under arches clothed with scented...
Plants for screening and privacy

Plants for screening and privacy

Plants have always been used to create shelter, offer privacy or screen out unwanted views, define boundaries and divide the space within. We are renowned for our range of large plants, specimen trees and instant screening solutions. Why wait years for something to...
Patio plants

Patio plants

Patios or terraces are often the interface between house and garden.  The place we sit in most when we are out and the place we look at most when we are in. Careful selection of plants for the patio will help create shelter, intimacy and style to add...
Drought tolerant plants

Drought tolerant plants

Low maintenance, high impact! Using drought-tolerant plants is one way to enjoy a beautiful and stylish garden in our changing climate and still be ‘waterwise’.  You may have heard of Xeriscaping, the practice of landscaping with slow-growing, drought...
Classic climbers

Classic climbers

Tired of ugly fences and boundaries?  Here is a small selection of top performing climbing plants we recommend to ‘green up’ your garden this season and cover your pergolas and arbours in wonderful scent and flower.  Climbers are perfect for blurring the boundaries to...
Architectural plants

Architectural plants

Architectural plants in a garden add height, structure, and drama and are particularly effective in smaller gardens for creating atmosphere, reminiscent of holidays abroad.  They are equally as effective when used in larger gardens to create a focal point, impact, and...