Plant peonies for a garden full of colour

Nurseryman Alec White of Befordshire’s Primrose Hall Nursery urges us to fill our gardens with peonies, that most lushly petalled beauty.

Peonies are possible the most indulgent of all flowers. Impervious to the harshest of winters they emerge soring after spring and light up the garden with masses of beautifully decadent blooms. Then, before we’ve really had time to appreciate them, they’re gone – petals scattered on the spring breeze leaving nothing but their perfume in the air … read more

Why every garden deserves at least one beautiful peony

Peonies offer a decadent and luxurious display that is well worth waiting for. Alec White, nurseryman and peony grower, shares his top planting tips and talks about why these beautiful flowers are a garden highlight. Every English garden deserves at least one beautiful peony to grace its borders… read more