Plant of the month. January

Plant of the month. January

The search is on for #PPoTY2019 satrting with: January I am spoilt for choice once again. The perception is that we are in the bleak mid winter but a stroll around the garden would soon change your opinion. There is an abundance of flower around, almost too much for...
Plant of the month for December

Plant of the month for December

Fatsia japonica This is such a wonderful, hard working shrub when planted in the bright location. Too many times I have seen these poor plants in small tubs sitting on the new decking in, full sun, looking yellow and sorry for themselves. Give a lightly shaded site...
plant of the month november

plant of the month november

Clerodendrum trichotomum is a love hate “Marmite” type of a plant. It suckers freely, not always an asset in confined spaces, has a fragrance I liken to peanuts others cats pee or similar. Not the best description for a plant of the month UNTIL the autumn. From the...
Plant of the month for October

Plant of the month for October

The plant Of the Month for October is…. Enkianthus perulatus. A previous winner of plant of the month but worthy of the title agin. This shrubs outstanding ability to give a brilliant display of autumn colour, even here is Cornwall, makes it garden worthy for...