It’s often thought that there is not much to do in Winter in the garden and I think it has more to do with the weather having an impact on our motivation to get out in the
I can’t help noticing the stem colour you see on shrubby Cornus (Dogwoods) at this stage of the year. They create punctuation in the Winter garden and when planted en
With all the Autumn hues gone, the garden is now a mix of evergreens, leafless trees/shrubs and perennials that have died back. Get those secateurs out, as it is time for s
The beauty of the red star-shaped Poinsettia cannot be missed during the Christmas season. Also known as the Christmas flower, it has a legendary story
Wishing everyone a lovely festive period with the family – best wishes from The Avid Gardener Team.
As Spring approaches, you begin to notice subtle changes in the landscape with new foliage and flower bulbs emerging. Things coming to life…. All this change h
Ornamental grasses are not everyone’s cup of tea, as they don’t tend to bring the desired colour to your garden. I feel it’s the movement which grasses of
The Autumn season is certainly my favourite season, as I love the changes that the season brings. I have always been drawn to berried plants, as they provide colour during