Cart 0
Kniphofia Little Treasure - Red Hot Poker Continue reading...

Kniphofia- How we keep our Red Hot Pokers looking neat

                                                  Everyone loves those gorgeous spikes of colour in the garden but when they are finished flowering they do begin to look a little scraggly.  We have a LOT of them and we are often asked how we maintain them. This is not the only method but it is the one we have found works best for us. We don’t have time to mess around and be overly fussy with…

Continue reading
Use Foliage Plants for Summer Colour Continue reading...

Foliage Plants for Summer Colour

A lot can be discerned from a name. When we bought our property here at Sandy Creek we should have heeded the warning in the name. Sandy Creek does not conjure up visions of lush green acres and babbling brooks, no, it conjures up dry waterways and drying soils and that is what it has delivered. We have been here 13 years now and the first two years we were lulled into a false sense…

Continue reading