Tag Archives: Mexico

Be bold and use bold colour in the garden

By | July 12, 2017

Bold use of colour can play a big part in making your garden look great. Repeating the same colour across your garden gives it a rhythm and helps it hang together. The colour can embrace the buildings too. It’s a trick that many of us have learnt. Let’s talk about especially bold colours, like we… Read More »

Dahlias give you parrots and sunshine in your garden

By | August 14, 2016

What are dahlias and where do they come from? The dahlia is the national flower of Mexico. It was introduced into Europe at the end of the eighteenth century and is named after Anders (Andreas) Dahl (1751–1789), a Swedish botanist. After a few decades out of fashion, dahlias are popular again. Dahlias give you parrots… Read More »