Certain plants have proven very popular with gardeners despite the poor conditions recently experienced nationwide. This is according to editor of Amateur Gardening magazine Tim Rumball, who specified dahlias and chrysanthemums have been a favoured choice of flower due to their spectacular blossoms. He added a fashionable stigma that used to surround these varieties has Read more ...
Potting & Planting
By News Team | Published: October 14, 2011
By News Team | Published: October 12, 2011
Gardeners who have found their pumpkin patches are smaller than usual this year should not be disheartened by this turn of events. This is according to chief horticultural advisor for the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Guy Barter, who attributed diminutive vegetable sizes to climate conditions. The charity noted recent unusual weather activity has stunted growth Read more ...
By News Team | Published: October 4, 2011
Gardeners may have noticed some of their plants blossoming later than usual this year due to the unusually hot October weather. Climate change will make this phenomenon much more commonplace, according to the Royal Horticultural Society. The body claimed there are advantages to warm Indian summers, as extra warmth and light closer to winter months Read more ...