Weather on Tayside has been perfect for gardening these last few weeks. We have had enough rainfall to moisten the soil, followed by some dry warm days to catch up on planting and sowing.
Great weather means it’s a good year for roses, says John Stoa.
There is always a place in most people’s garden for a few summer flowering annuals.
We have enjoyed a brilliant spring display of flowering bulbs, wallflower, polyanthus and pansies, but as most have now given us their best it is time to make the change over to the summer bedding plants for beds, borders, tubs, pots and hanging baskets.
John Stoa gets down to a house party with his house plants
Dundee City hopes to become a great holiday destination for visitors and tourists.
This week John Stoa is looking at pests, diseases and cures to keep plants healthy
A mature garden that has been well designed with a lot of interest all year round gives a great deal of pleasure and has plenty of plant stories to write about.
It seems the garden flowers from rock garden plants to trees are trying to make up for lost time.
You know spring has arrived when the daffodils and tulips are in their full glory and dazzling displays of bold colour raise the spirits.