Creating an alpine scree garden

Katie Rushworth Blog

Creating an alpine scree garden

Posted 12 / 03 / 2019

If you’ve been with me for a while, you won’t have failed to notice what a fan I am of alpine plants. I love to use them in garden design as they’re very low maintenance and look lovely for most of the year. Alpines look great in a range of settings and containers, and I’ve […]

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Caring for your garden tools

Posted 04 / 01 / 2019

When we purchase things for our home, we want to make sure that the items look and behave their best for as long as possible. We’ll do things to maintain their good condition, and take some pride in them – so why not take the same care with the garden tools we invest such a […]

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Plants as presents

Posted 12 / 12 / 2018

When you give a plant, you give the gift of love! Plants take time to grow and nurture, so it shows the recipient that you’ve thought about them well in advance. Here are a couple of gift ideas that are cheap and easy, and make wonderful presents all year round. Propagating your own plants might […]

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Transform your shed into a garden room

Posted 09 / 07 / 2018

The humble garden shed is often neglected, consigned to the end of the garden to be stacked full of rejected garden furniture and tools. But have you ever considered making a bit more of this space, perhaps even turning it into an extension of your home? This is a great way to bag a bit […]

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Saving water in your garden

Posted 08 / 05 / 2018

It’s no secret that the spring months can be a little bit… damp. During famed April showers and May deluges, it can seem there’ll never be a shortage of water in the garden! However, as the warmer months approach (hopefully), it’s a good idea to start thinking about how this water can be best collected, […]

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Garden jobs for February

Posted 07 / 02 / 2018

On the other side of January, the natural world around is starts to look a bit brighter pretty much immediately. Take a good look around, and you’ll see signs of spring that are bravely blossoming into life everywhere! Tell tale signs include snowdrops nodding away on the verges, birds singing earlier in the mornings, and […]

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