Reliable shrubs are those, in my book, that will survive the winder undamaged and not need anything in the way of weather protection. Because, let’s face it, when autumn come along the thoughts of the caring gardener turns to cossetting tender shrubs. Yes, these temperamental treasures in the garden are going to need shelter, a …
Plus a short glossary of other Scottish words that sneaked in.
Spring is here!
autumn berries bird friendly black spot Cheiranthus Chrysanthemum coltsfoot Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca ‘Citrina’ cover for birds cow manure Dicentra spectabilis ‘alba’ dinosaur food dogwood Erysimum Forsyth’s Plaister giant lily ground elder horsetail iris iris reticulata Japanese anemones lily Luss muck pests plant collector plants from Himalayas poinsettia pots robin rowan sedum soil health sorbus spring Trachycarpus fortunei tree damage troughs Viburnum wildlife William Forsyth winter Wisteria sinensis wood pigeon yirdit