kate burtonwood -- Lover of Green Things, rhs and botanically trained horticulturist, happy gardener

Month: January 2018

Ideas for January

Ideas for January

  Winter pruning: Now’s the time to prune wisteria, some fruit trees and climbing roses. Additionally, if you haven’t been out properly since the winter snow, you may find damaged trees and shrubs you need to tidy up.   Plan ahead: Choose and order your […]

Why I can’t get enough of Yew:  Assessing your garden in winter

Why I can’t get enough of Yew: Assessing your garden in winter

  If looking out at your garden in winter is making you unhappy, it may be time to take stock of your seasonal selection. Gardens, especially more traditional English gardens, can be synonymous with flowers. But it is worth paying as much attention to structure […]