Recent Posts by Fiona Harpin

Incredible Health Benefits of Houseplants

Purify the air you breathe...... According to NASA plants are nature's life support system. In research that will eventually help astronauts reach Mars they have identified plants that will purify air and remove toxins. Some toxins occur in our home from furnishings, aerosols and cleaning products leading to poor air quality that may cause sick…
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Gardening to be Prescribed On the NHS?

Gardening to be Prescribed On the NHS? Well maybe not quite,  but recent research has shown that gardening is great for your health. It has been shown to reduce stress, anxiety and help reduce the risk of dementia. Working on your garden is great too for improving your overall fitness and is especially good for…
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Taste of The Tropics

Taste of The Tropics Give your garden a taste of the tropics with these regal, exotic and stunning flowers. Despite their exotic appearance these bulbous perennial plants from Turkey are tough as old boots and perfect for  northern gardens. They are easy to grow but as you would imagine a little on the fussy side.…
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Topiary Tips

A quick reminder just to take a few minutes to brush snow from topiary. They may look pretty with snow caps but the snow can really distort the shape. So a quick brush off now can save you a lot of money later.
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