Clematis in a class of it’s own

Clematis in a class of it’s own

The Garden at Adswood was featured in the March edition of Cheshire Life magazine. The magazine and the author,  Alison Moore, have kindly permitted me to share the article here with you. Click on the button below to read it.  Click Here To...
Clematis For Winter Flowering In The UK

Clematis For Winter Flowering In The UK

In my garden in Northwest England the presence of clematis in flower begins to decline towards the end of October. However, there are clematis that flower in winter and they come from the Cirrhosa Group which is mainly found in the Balearics, Corsica, and Sardinia....
Early Spring Flowering Clematis For Your Garden

Early Spring Flowering Clematis For Your Garden

The range of plants we call “clematis” is very extensive and, for ease of identification and description, botanists have divided them into groups or “subgenus”. Two main groups dominate the early spring in the UK, armandii and atragene.  Armandii Armandii come from...
Pruning Clematis

Pruning Clematis

Not grown Clematis successfully before? Then follow these simple guidelines in this series. Early flowering clematis (pruning group 1) “Ne’er cast a clout till May be out” is a well-known phrase although the meaning of the word ”May” is disputed. Some believe that it...