It is tricky to find a reason to love January. We are all feeling a bit sluggish after the jollities of Christmas and, to be honest, our gardens are not exactly stuffed to the gunwales with excitement and fizzy whizzings.
In the rolling grounds of Pensthorpe, Piet Oudolf’s textured and colourful Millennium Garden sits alongside a naturalistic complex of islands and lakes filled with all manner of waterfowl.
This month is, like many football matches, a game of two halves.
I have a lot of warm socks that take up quite a lot of room in my chest of drawers.
Can you feel the deliciousness of autumn?
The RHS stands for the good of people, plants and the planet through gardening. Here, in the first of a three-part series, a member of Council looks at how the Society’s work is a force for good for the population as a whole.
Magazines have quite a long lead time so I am assuming that by the time you read this it will actually have rained – if it hasn’t then we are right up the creek without a paddle.
August (and, indeed, late July) for those blessed people among you who subscribe to this excellent publication) is the time for Leos. I am not usually given to believing horoscopes, but Leos are undoubtedly fine people full to the gunwales with passion, colour and joie de vivre.
As Kermit the frog poignantly sang, “It’s not easy being green. It seems you blend in with so many other ordinary things”. This month he would find it remarkably easy as June is nothing if not gloriously green.
This month, let us think of your garden as a circus.
An Arts and Crafts garden in Suffolk has been given a striking new lease of life by garden designer Sue Townsend.
From ambling routes mown into grass to ramrod-straight thoroughfares, paths can be either practical or divertingly scenic – or sometimes both.
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