My Favourite Perennial Companions

Perennials are plants that endure year after year, as opposed to annuals, who live and die in one year. Perennial = Dahlia, Hebe or Sage for example. Annual = Lettuce, Coriander or Zucchini. This different lifeline brings about another difference – the soil around perennials is undisturbed, whereas in the annual vegetable patch, everyday is […]

In praise of easy care perennials

I’m on the tail end of the Potager make over – making us handsome for open days and workshops. Mainly made up of easy care perennials like culinary and medicinal herbs, picking flowers and citrus; the potager is a wildly abundant garden once it gets going, and because I’ve chosen every day, easy care plants […]