We use cookies on this website. To use the website as intended please accept cookies.

Tuesday November 20 , 2018

Blue Daisy Blog

Blue Daisy blog written by Nicki Jackson & Jules Clark - for news, views, garden design, gardening and plant observations and thoughts.

Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in spring bulbs

January Garden Advice

Posted by on in Gardening

frostyberries1Whoever said January was a boring month for gardening? Just take a look out of your windows at all the colour, ok it’s not from flowers blooming but look at the evergreens, the bare branches and the different colour barks (usually!) all covered in frost.

If you’re very lucky (or unlucky depending on your view!) snow will add more interest and if you don’t have a snowfall this month you should be guaranteed a frost or two! We've had a very mild winter so far - even with last month's snow - so chances are you will catch sight of a few Spring bulbs popping up to take advantage of the days getting a fraction lighter.

Continue reading
Hits: 4505 0 Comments

Sidmouth Bulb Spectacular Thanks to Legacy Donor

Posted by on in News & Views

connaughtgrdssidmouthSpring bulb displays can be spectacular and there’s likely to be a new destination on the spring bulb display calendar next year and for the foreseeable future as Sidmouth in Devon embarks on a ‘Plant a Million Bulbs’ challenge in response to a £2.3 million legacy gift that was made by a Canadian banker, Keith Owen, who was originally born nearby, and whose mother had retired to Sidmouth.  

Mr Owen died of lung cancer but made arrangements to leave his retirement fund, his pension and some properties to Sid Vale Association with instructions that his gift should be spent locally keeping Sidmouth beautiful. One of his specific suggestions was to plant a million bulbs in verges, gardens, lawns and borders around the town.

Continue reading
Hits: 3722 0 Comments

Blog Categories

Tag Cloud

Kew Gardens gravel Malvern Hills productive garden winner front garden Shrubs Joseph Banks Carol Klein Alan Titchmarsh RHS Hampton Court winter garden Malvern Spring Show Euphorbia RHS topiary Hidcote Toby Buckland May garden Taxus Cosmos astrosanguineus BBC bulbs pollinating insects career in horticulture women and work award courtyard Geranium roof gardens kerb-side appeal scented shrubs hard landscaping poppies Ashwood Nurseries Perennial Daffodils movement in the garden drought Wisley grow your own bees cottage gardens Laurel planning your garden grey water paving plants form Spring shrubs garden Alys Fowler garden focal points Ilex pond Urban Heat Island Jekka McVicar rosemary elm garden design Briza maxima roof garden New York Highline Chelsea Physic Garden Kensington Roof Garden stonemarket London contemporary Berberis watering can Winter shrubs Cambridge botanical garden Chelsea Flower Show Wildflowers Charlie Dimmock spring garden Stoneleigh National Trust Fleece National Gardening Week Phyllostachys nigra gardening on tv Berginia lawn care water Herb garden Coastal plants basil herbs Garden Planning Floating Paradise Gardens of London Futurescape patio Tom Hart-Dyke Events & Shows Decking watering sorbus terracota structure Selfridges Roof Garden Highgrove sweat peas unity ash Cut flowers Greenhouse garden room Glasshouse garden advice at home September garden reclaimed materials pollinators CorTen garden design tip edible garden show alpines saving water HTA summer garden Horticulture February kitchen garden April garden recycled materials Monty Don January garden October garden Echinacea Narcissus February garden wild flowers Kelmarsh Hall December garden house plants ha ha Trees garden design trends Buxus spring bulbs Mrs Loudon sound in the garden November garden traditional style Nicki Jackson Achillea Hosta birch Lawrence Johnston acer Prince Harry Capability Brown snow Matt James RHS Tatton Park sunflowers Levens Hall hosepipe colour in your garden blue repetition water conservation August garden Stone Lane Gardens HNC show gardens Blue Daisy bulb display Lantra surfaces cottage garden wildlife rock gardens plant pots autumn garden July garden Joe Swift green spaces Urban Heat Island Effect cyclamen Bamboo GYO composting ornamental grasses water butt rococo Cloches James Wong Horticulturalist Moss Bank Park RHS Malvern Birmingham Library John Massey deer twitter heatwave water feature RHS Chelsea Crocus Rachel de Thame Herb vertical garden hydroponic Sophie Raworth build rainwater harvesting eco-friendly Gardeners World Joanna Lumley pests March garden Great British Garden Revival NSALG Acuba Snowdrops Absorb pollution Horticultural CorTen steel Seed sowing Chris Beardshaw herbaceous borders timber legacy gift June garden doddington hall

Welcome to Blue Daisy Blog

Our Promise

promiseWe work hard to keep our customers happy.  We work to a voluntary customer charter.

Peace of Mind

simplybusinessWe take our responsibilities seriously so we're insured through Simply Business.

Click on the logo for our Garden Design insurance details. For Gardening details see our gardening services page.

Proud Members Of...

landscapejuicen... The Landscape Juice Network where we interact with other professional gardeners, designers and landscapers.