Calling all Galanthophiles…

News has just reached Plant Enthusiast Towers that the ‘Ultimate Snowdrop Sale’ will take place on Saturday 24 January at Myddelton House Gardens in Enfield where hundreds of Gardening enthusiasts and Galanthophiles come to purchase rare and unusual snowdrops. The sale starts at 10:30 until 12:00. Entry to the snowdrop sale costs £3.50 on arrival…

Shrewsbury wins Britain in Bloom 2014

Volunteers in Shrewsbury will be celebrating this week after their town was named Champion of Champions at the annual Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom Awards Ceremony, held in Bristol last night. Europe’s biggest community gardening campaign, Britain in Bloom, now run by the RHS, is in its 50th year. There were an astonishing 71 finalists.…

Forcing flower bulbs for Christmas

One of the frequently asked questions that we receive here at Plant Enthusiast Towers is how to force Flower bulbs, such as Hyacinths and Paper White Daffodils. Often people try to force these bulbs with limited success as they do not all come into flower at the same time. If you follow these instructions carefully then…

Nandina domestica ‘Sunset Boulevard’

This has been a fabulous year for new plants so far, the Garden Centres in 2015 will be filled with some amazing new plants, including Nandina domestics ‘Sunset Boulevard’ ‘Sunset Boulevard’ bred by Andre Boereboom from Holland and has striking orange/yellow/sunset coloured young shoots, compact growing and an incredible autumn colour. What a superb new…