Our plant of the week, fritillaria meleagris (also known as snake’s head fritillary, guinea flower or chequer lily) is a striking wild flower native to Britain. But who would have thought that this small, purple Spring flower would have so much in common with a 160kg giant panda? Here are three reasons why:
Being a gardener in Spring is like being parent to a teenager. You desperately want them to grow into a beautiful person… but sometimes it’s difficult to know how to encourage that growth.