Now is a good time to move those evergreens

Green Fingers   As our climate get milder, our season of autumn starts later in the year. It’s late September or October before the colour palette starts to change to the rich reds, golden yellows and deep oranges of autumn. September is an ideal time to plant evergreen shrubs and conifers, or to move established…

Longer, warm evenings make gardening a treat

Green Fingers   May can be the end of spring or the start of summer depending on what weather we are getting. Watching forecasters becomes part of the daily routine for gardeners. Longer evenings and warmer weather make all gardening tasks a pleasure. The garden is changing almost daily. Trees come into leaf, shrubs burst…