Category: Garden Plants

The Resilient Helleborus A Guide to Care Indoors and Outdoors

Helleborus, commonly known as the Christmas rose or Lenten rose, is a stunning perennial plant cherished for its elegant, early-blooming flowers. Its hardiness and adaptability make it a favourite among gardeners, both for outdoor...

Which garden plants are harmful to cats

There are several types of plants that can be harmful to cats if ingested. Some of the most common garden plants that can be toxic to cats include: If you have cats and want...

Which garden plants are harmful to dogs

There are many garden plants that can be harmful to dogs if ingested. Some of the most common plants that are toxic to dogs include: It is important to keep these plants and any...

Increasing yellow flowers in your garden borders in August and September

Here are some plant suggestions for a yellow border in August and September: Gardening course for beginners as gift for the gardener in your life One day gardening courses especially created for beginners run...

How to get your hebe plants to recover from winter frost damage

Hebe plants such as hebe midsummer beauty and hebe pagei can be sensitive to hard winter frosts and may struggle to recover if damaged by freezing temperatures In the winter of 2023 over 80...

Which plants can be used to create a windbreak in an exposed garden

A windbreak is a barrier that is used to reduce the wind’s speed and direction in an exposed garden. The plants used to create a windbreak can be either evergreen or deciduous, depending on...

How to create a perennial flower border with late summer colour in the UK

To create a perennial flower border with late summer colour in the UK, you can consider including the following plants: To create your border, you can start by preparing the soil by enriching it...

How to overwinter banana plants in the UK

Banana plants, with their lush, tropical aura, can be a stunning addition to any UK garden. However, their tropical nature makes them vulnerable to the UK’s cold winters. To ensure their survival through the...

Drooping Hellebore flowers

Hellebore tend with both the foliage and flowers to droop naturally at this time of year just as they come into full flower – its a bit annoying to say the least, some of...

Climbers for a shady wall or fence

Clematis armandii If you are looking to cover a fence or wall with some climbers in a shady area here is a few questions from the GardenAdvice team It would also be worth growing...