vine weevils

Don’t Kill Your Garden Friends As Well As Your Enemies

Many readers of my blog or twitter will know of my ongoing battle with vine weevils. Their population seems to have soared in recent years, and with the hugely devastating consequences that they can have upon plants, I’ve made them a number one enemy. However, whilst battling these foes, it is important to remember that our friends the bees need as much help as possible. And therefore, the use… Continue reading

Vine Weevils

*UPDATE* Please do NOT use Levington Plant Protection Compost, as it contains a pesticide which could be a contributing factor to Colony Collapse Disorder in bee’s*

At this time of year I’m largely busy creating winter planting schemes and hanging baskets/window boxes for clients. Its not hard to create a bit of colour through the bleak winters (see my top ten plants for winter) but over the past couple… Continue reading


I'm Geoff, and I'm a plant hoarder.

Like magpies collect bright shiny things, I can't resist plants. An exquisite flower, soft ferny foliage or a beautiful majestic tree - I love them all!

Here, I'll indulge in all things flora and share my passion. Join me as I develop my garden and hoard more plants without apology.