An unexpected jewel - Impatiens capensis
‘Erewhon’ - a breakthrough new sweet pea

Masses of great info on my recent blog posts

My new book - Powerhouse Plants: 510 Top Performers For Multi-Season Beauty I just thought you might appreciate an update on all my online offerings over the last two months. They all start with the new webpage for my latest book - Powerhouse Plants: 510 Top Performers For Multi-Season Beauty. More about this book here soon.

Transatlantic Gardener
Just take a look at the links in the sidebars to check out recent posts on this Transatlantic Gardener blog

Simply Gardening blog (mainly for Brits)

Here are my blog posts from the last two months on my Simply Gardening blog

Two ways with spring bulbs, in containers
Sweet pea ‘Erewhon’: Breakthrough new variety

Tulips and daffodils, happy together
Daffodils, naturally
Easy cut flower perennials
The blackberry for kids (and for grown ups)
Lettuce without disease
If you only grow one raspberry variety…
Great taste, no thorns, no disease: a Great British gooseberry

Royal Horticultural Society New Plants blog
My RHS New Plants blog has covered a wide range of exciting new plants.

Clematis ‘Sweet Summer Love’: Combines fragrance and colour
Agastache ‘Blue Boa’: colourful and drought tolerant
Euonymus japonicus ‘Happiness’: Bright new colourful evergreen
Hosta ‘Purple Heart’: red leaf stems and colourful flowers
Olearia ‘Moondance’: New variegated evergreen shrub
Tomato ‘Black Opal’: New black cherry tomato from Dobies and Suttons
Calibrachoa ‘Superbells Lemon Slice’: Sparkling new bicolour
Digitalis Dalmatian Series: gorgeous colours, quick to flower
Alstroemeria ‘Indian Summer’: Dark foliage and fiery flowers
Echinacea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’: Sparkling new six colour mixture
Kale ‘Black Magic’: An improved Cavalo Nero
Phlox Paparazzi Series: New from Hayloft Plants

Top Ten RHS Award of Garden Merit plants
Continuing my series on Award of Garden Merit plants of special types and for special uses.
Evergreen perennials
Climbers and wall shrubs

The latest RHS Award of Garden Merit plants
My choice of the latest plants to be given the Award of Garden Merit.
Broad bean ‘Witkiem Manita’
Lespedeza thunbergii subsp. thunbergii