Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bridge Nursery, Warwickshire, May 2011

This nursery offers great plants, well-grown and very reasonably -priced. It also has a very nice, independently-run cafe. Really great cakes and snacks. If you are around the area it’s worth the trip. Just past Daventry effectively. My thanks to … Continue reading

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Cottesbrooke Hall 26 June 2011

I went along to Cottesbrooke Hall today mostly because I knew there was a Plant-Finders Fair going on there.¬† Having paid to get in, and that entry including entry to the garden, I had a look around¬†the garden. This was … Continue reading

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Plant Combinations – What goes with Roses

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How to put a planting scheme together is always a topic of great interest to gardeners. Many things work that came about by accident. Self-seeded annuals like poppies in amongst perennials. When I am doing a scheme, I do start … Continue reading

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Flore Village 19th June 2011

Another weekend another series of garden visits. This particular one, Flore in Northants I first went to in 2006. Visiting five years on was interesting. I think particularly because the garden I considered the best at that time is still … Continue reading

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Avondale Nursery Garden

Finally I have added a video I took on one of my trips looking at nurseries, and at gardens open on the NGS scheme in the season of 2011. This is one of my Warwickshire trip posts. More on this … Continue reading

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Knoll Gardens – The Pots

Most of my posts tend to be about gardens – plants actually in the ground. So for a change I am going to look at containers.   This weekend I have been down in Dorset. My plan had been to … Continue reading

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NGS Garden in Finedon 5th June 2011

As mentioned in previous posts, I plan to bring reports at regular intervals on NGS gardens. This weekend I didn’t only visit Finedon I went to a couple of nurseries with gardens in Warwicks too – but more of these … Continue reading

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