Category Archives: Flowers Galore

Flowers are such an important part of any garden set up, whether it is a sustainable edible patch, native or purely ornamental. This section is all about some of my favourite flowering annuals, perennials, climbers, shrubs and trees plus the benefits of flowers and their role in our ecosystems.

The Queen of the Winter Flowers – Camellias

The Camellia is by no means the first shrub that comes to mind when thinking about trees and shrubs that grow well in the subtropical regions of the world but none the less these breathtaking flowering plants do have a place in gardens in this climate zone and given the right soil preparation, location and care can be grown successfully, rewarding their owners with some of the most stunning flowers that the floral world has to offer. Continue reading The Queen of the Winter Flowers – Camellias