What to plant in March

Christmas is so last year. It's officially spring! Well maybe not officially, but in gardening terms at least, which is obviously way more important. I find myself getting stupidly excited at this time of year, lying awake thinking about new seeds to try, crop rotation plans, and wondering if I can squeeze in a few extra … [Read more...]

Are hanging bags the new hanging basket?

Hanging Bag

I’m never quite sure about hanging baskets. Something about them smacks of municipal lampposts and pub gardens. Any flowers are better than no flowers. But predictable petunias poking out of something resembling a picnic hamper, is just a bit, well, uninspiring. Perhaps it’s the visual confirmation that this really is … [Read more...]