Category archives: SWANSEA LIFE

  • SWANSEA LIFE ARTICLE // SCENTED PLANTS

  • Scented plants are a great addition to any garden - check out my article in August's Swansea Life for some fragrant ideas! Scented plants Scented plants have the most amazing ability to add an entirely different dimension to a garden. A simple space can be transformed with the addition of one or two gorgeous[...]
  • SWANSEA LIFE ARTICLE // GROWING ROSES

  • Fancy growing some beautiful roses but not sure where to start? Check out my article in July's Swansea Life for some top tips! Growing roses I absolutely love roses, but I think they sometimes have a bit of an unfair reputation of being fussy and difficult to grow. I find that often when I suggest planting a[...]
  • SWANSEA LIFE ARTICLE // GROWING IN POTS

  • Take a look at my article in June's Swansea Life for some ideas on growing in containers: Growing in pots You can grow pretty much anything in a pot or container- herbs, fruit, vegetables, flowers and even trees! There are a huge range of containers available in all different shapes and sizes -the bigger the [...]
  • SWANSEA LIFE ARTICLE // FORAGING FOR ELDERFLOWERS

  • Check out my article in May's Swansea Life for some seasonal foraging ideas: Foraging for elderflowers (and a recipe for elderflower cordial) Elder is a common low-growing large shrub or small tree that produces masses of creamy-white umbeliferous flower heads from around mid-May to early July. They should be[...]
  • SWANSEA LIFE ARTICLE // EDIBLE FLOWERS

  • Check out my article in March's Swansea Life for tips on growing (and eating!) edible flowers: Edible flowers From cornflowers to dahlias and pansies to nasturtiums, there are a huge number of edible flowers you can easily grow in your own garden. Perfect to decorate cakes, or to brighten up a summer salad, g[...]
  • SWANSEA LIFE ARTICLE // GROWING HERBS

  • Fancy growing some fresh herbs in your garden? Then take a look at my article in February's Swansea Life for some top tips: Growing herbs Herbs are a great way to get into gardening if you are a complete beginner- there are few things more satisfying than snipping off a fresh bunch of home-grown herbs from ou[...]
  • SWANSEA LIFE ARTICLE // GREEN WALLS

  • Want to maximise your growing space? Then check out my article in October's Swansea Life for tips on how to create green walls: Green walls Vertical planting is a great way to maximise the growing potential in a small space, and can substantially increase the planting area in a small garden or roof terrace. [...]