We’re known today for our fine garden tools, and for our endorsement by the Royal Horticultural Society. But did you know that Burgon & Ball has historic roots as a tool manufacturer, stretching right back to 1730?
Occupying one of the most high profile sites in this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show was the RHS’ own Bridgewater garden, Created to introduce the RHS’ new garden at Salford to the Chelsea crowds, and to give a taste of what visitors can expect to see there.
Jo Thompson's lovely Wedgwood Garden took our eye at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019. Inspired by the 'factory-garden' of Etruria created by Josiah Wedgwood for his workers, it combined water, elegant architecture, sculpture and a variety of planting to create a harmonious and restful space.
When it comes to climbing plants, clematis is one of the most versatile, with different varieties blooming from winter through to late autumn. However, clematis can rather run away, becoming tangled and sprawling. Here's our quick guide to pruning clematis to keep it in shape and blooming beautifully.