"I was involved in quite a large, 15k, gardening project recently involving large amounts of hard landscaping. Designer was involved and his charges were deducted from the project if I used his company. Not being involved with the construction side…"
"If thats what your soil does to h.quercifolia you might be struggling then Phil! Only one way to find out - get that davidia planted!
Saw t.henryana at Bluebell nursery & arbouretum in Derbyshire a few years ago. Only a young tree, but a very…"
My previous garden was very free draining sand. I have to say I do prefer gardening on it than the heavy alkaline soil I have now.
I agree with you that it's possible to manipulate the pH over time. But I've had little success with…"
"Spot on Phil, I am amazed at what stunning work a lot of the hard landscapers create but it bugs me that some (not all) can't lay a lawn which surely complements the features.
How many times have we seen pictures of the prefect patio which has…"
I too love Cornus...I'll look out for one for my garden.
I've opted for a Tilia henryana too.
Henryana's height and spread is somewhat larger than the position I intend to grow it in. However, I'm working on the basis…"