Miscanthus Sinensis Red FallsRead more "Plant of the Week"
With the Autumn clean up well under way in the garden it is easy to become disheartened about the short days and cold weather ahead of us. One great tonic for these Autumn blues is to look ahead to the Spring and all the beauty it brings. This is now the time to be planting Spring bulbs and, as usual here at Gravetye, we are planting by the thousand.Read more "Bulbs"
It never ceases to amaze me what good value for money the new world salvias are. Most of them originate from the area between Mexico and northern Brazil. Few are hardy in our climate, but they are so easy to over winter as cuttings and can be treated in this way almost like annuals. Salvia leucantha has been flowering since June and continues to look good long after bonfire night.Read more "Plant of the Week"
Dahlia ‘Weston Spanish Dancer’Read more "Plant of the Week"
This is one of the most beautiful trees on the estate and I think it must be a particularly special seedling.
Succisa pratensis, also known as devil’s-bit scabiousRead more "Plant of the Week"
Rose : Paul McCartneyRead more "Plant of the Week"