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How to Grow Sweet Peas

SOWING TIMES Indoors: January to March or September to October. Outdoors: March to April. SOWING INDOORS Almost fill 12cm (5in) pots with seed and cutting compost. Sow five seeds, evenly spaced, per pot and lightly cover with a little more compost. Water well after sowing, but not again until seedings …

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Hyacinths for Christmas Colour

If you can’t wait for the first spring bulbs to bloom next year and want to have flowers at home during Christmas, Hyacinths are perfect for adding a splash of colour to the dark early evenings with the added scented bonus. This is achieved by using ‘pre-chilled’ bulbs, these are …

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RHS London Rose Show

I recently visited the RHS London Rose Show and chatted with Steven Hoy from Harkness Roses to ask about the correct way to plant a rose. I also discover what the Historic Roses Group is all about with Bev Bond and how you can use roses in the kitchen with Joe …

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