Information for the amateur gardener

Scottish Bluebell March 31

Its time I tried the Scottish Bluebell in the garden

The Scottish Bluebell  (Campanula rotundifolia) (Harebell)

Campanula Rotundifolia! (Harebell)!  Naw its the Scottish Bluebell.  Well I suppose officially its a Campanula and its also known as the Harebell by our neighbours across the border. Read more…

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Ribes Sanguineum White Icicle March 24

Ribes Sanguineum White Icicle and even ducks visiting us

Ribes white icicle a welcome sight in the early Spring garden

Ribes, the common flowering currant is welcome to the positions which they enjoy in our woodland area. Read more…

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Sarcococca Hookeriana Var. Humilis March 17

Sarcococca Humilis (Sweet Box) flowering in our Aberdeen garden in February.

(Sarcococca Hookeriana Var. Humilis) is well worthy of consideration for your garden. Well it doesn’t exactly jump out at you but hey any plant which flowers in the month of February has to be a gardeners friend. Read more…

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