Spring comes to Saltwood

Yesterday the hedgerows were heavy with may flower and vital with leaf as we drove from Broadstairs to Saltwood Castle for the 2014 NSPCC plant fair. Despite a chill in the air we threw the soft-top down and turned our faces to the sun for warmth. The venerable castle provided a romantic setting for this unmissable event, which […]

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Flowering Now! Symphytum ibericum

Dwarf comfrey, or Symphytum ibericum, is a hardy, creeping perennial that can spread up to 1m. This makes it a great choice for a ground cover, particularly beneath trees and shrubs where it is difficult to establish other plants.

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