Monthly archives: February, 2016

Winter woodland garden

The snowdrops have never been better than during this wet winter which is some consolation and indication of their preferred conditions. Helleborus (Christmas or Lenten Roses) have got off to a good start.  The tall Harvington varieties in dusky pink hues provide a sophisticated foil to clear bright Daffodils and Snowdrops.  In this Northamptonshire garden,

Peak District wild meadow garden

Having just returned from a visit to this stunning estate where we started a meadow garden in May, I am keen to share our learning.                                           Having cleared the site of an oppressive spruce plantation,