In May we are well into Autumn and Winter is about to start. This means that we will slow down on what we need to do around the garden.
Most of the work involves general maintenance and cleaning up, in and around the garden by removing weeds, crop residues, lifting Summer perennials and bulbs and preparing ground for new plantings later in the Spring.
Carex Spark Plug We are very proud to introduce the first new Carex in years, available exclusively from Oderings! Spark Plug forms short, tight clumps of variegated foliage that looks like electric sparks. The colours and leaf architecture make this a magnificent blender or filler for the garden or combine it with other plants in … Read More
From Michael Coulter November is one of the really busy times in the garden as it is the end of Spring and the start of Summer. With the warmer and longer days plants and weeds grow at a very rapid rate as do many of the pests and diseases that will attack them. The weather … Read More
The end of Winter and the start of Spring is the beginning of the growing season and when work in the garden really determines results for the coming growing season. The old saying, “well begun is half done” can be applied to the garden, so start the season off properly by doing the right tasks … Read More
May is the start of many tasks around the garden to prepare for the coming Winter. With shorter days gardening time is reduced but do remember to keep your Winter garden safe. Treat paths and decks for moss and keep leaves off drives and paths where they may become a hazard, especially when wet. Cut … Read More