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

Monday November 18 , 2019

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 Decking

Great British Garden Revival- BBC2

Posted by on in News & Views

gardenrevivalA new 10 part series is due to air on BBC2 this week.  It aims to do for horticulture and plants what the Great British Bake Off has done for baking and cakes!  Can this be a good or a bad thing?  Anything that puts horticulture on the agenda can only be a good thing as far as I'm concerned and it will be interesting to see the public's reaction to it.  It's said to be trying to reverse the nation's obsession with paving, patios and decking and trying to stir up some passion for plants and all things green!  

Each episode will have two well known presenters such as Monty Don, Chris Beardshaw, Carol Klein, Charlie Dimmock, Alys Fowler and Joe Swift. They are tasked with bringing an aspect of horticulture to our screens by giving us hands-on advice, explaining the heritage aspect of whatever it is they're concentrating on and showing how, through correct care or restoration, there can indeed be a revival.

Subject areas that will be covered are topiary, herbaceous borders, roof gardens, wild flowers, kitchen gardens, cottage gardens and even house plants.   Perhaps this kind of programme would have been best placed in the New Year schedules when the people have Christmas behind them and can concentrate, or maybe even plan some changes for their garden!  

As for me, I'm looking forward to it and I'll be interested to see how they try to bring back some traditional horticultural skills however nostalgic it might be. 

 

 

 

Hits: 2825 0 Comments
0

Blog Categories

Tag Cloud

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

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.