Monthly archives: December, 2016

Winter flowering Clematis

This Clematis chirrohsa produces hanging pale primrose bells through winter and early spring.  In this raised bed in a London garden they can be fully seen from below with the finely cut ferny leaves providing interest on the rebar obelisk all year.

Rosemary beetle treatment

Rosemary beetle is now prevalent in London gardens due to the use of imported nursery stock.  If not treated, the beetles can destroy new growth and flowering buds of Rosemary and chew the stems of Lavender leaving not a single flower. As the growers and nurseries tend to use chemical treatment to hold damage at bay,