The hardy hibiscus really is a reliable shrub for growing in the UK. It will be a talking point for your neighbours as well as add a splash of the tropics to your garden.
Recommended shrubs and trees for all garden aspects
Recently, I needed to cover a trellis to the front of my property. Wanting privacy and increase appeal, I wrote a list of scented evergreen climbers.
Beautiful garden shrubs: Weigela. Variegated foliage and masses of foxglove flowers in shades from red to white.
A quick guide to growing, pruning and feeding Passiflora caerulea. An introduction to other varieties of the Passion Flower
Fruit laden trees are a welcome sight in any garden. Pruning your fruit tree is one sure way to keep it healthy, looking great and producing an excellent yeild, year after year.
For the past five years, I have been caring for a wonderful fig tree (Brown Turkey) in my south-westerly facing courtyard garden in a 12inch pot.