Monthly archives: May, 2020

My garden in early summer

It’s taken a few years but this year our Iris thrived on the early heatwave

Box alternative disease free plants

Given the extent of Box diseases which are affecting imported and home grown stock, it is advisable to avoid planting new Box and use alternatives. Research is identifying resistant varieties of Buxus and plant nurseries are starting to grow alternative plants in forms suitable for topiary and hedging. Emma has been using Box alternatives suitable