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What is Tree Dressing Day?

What is Tree Dressing Day?

Tree dressing is based on many old customs from all over the world. In the UK, Tree Dressing Day falls on the first weekend of December. It was initiated by Common Ground in 1990, when they decorated 150 London Plane trees in the Covent Garden area, to show that every...
New Year’s Resolutions for the Garden

New Year’s Resolutions for the Garden

January and February; arguably the two most hated months in the calendar. The sky is grey, the air is cold and everywhere is damp. The last thing anyone wants to do is go outside and, needless to say, even the mere thought of working in the garden is regarded as utter...
Digging The Dirt

Digging The Dirt

Let’s not beat around the bush – we have all gone wild for Period Drama. For some, it has been a long and lasting love affair, for others this is a fresh new romance. Whether you are the former or the latter, you will not have missed ITVs dramatic series...