Autumn in the garden

Autumn in the garden

Autumn has arrived and Barnsley garden designer, Sally Cunis, shares her tips and jobs to keep you busy in the garden this season.

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Keep hay fever at bay while gardening

Keep hay fever at bay while gardening

you are a keen gardener but the height of summer has you sneezing, reaching for the tissues and the antihistamine, then help is at hand.

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Aroundtown Meets the Wentworth Woodhouse garden team

Aroundtown Meets the Wentworth Woodhouse garden team

We meet the Wentworth Woodhouse gardening team, a group of volunteers who give their time to nurturing the stately home’s gardens all year round.

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May your garden be merry and bright

May your garden be merry and bright

Gardens, both private and public, have given solace, joy and hope to many this year and winter is no exception, says garden designer, Sally Cunis.

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Glorious Gardens of Japan

Glorious Gardens of Japan

Garden designer, Sally Cunis, highlights the beautiful botany from her recent visit to Japan. Arriving in Japan last autumn with my husband to explore potteries and gardens, I clutched a well-thumbed copy of the ‘Gardens of Kyoto’ – a gift from a friend – carrying in my head an image...

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Spring back into action

Spring back into action

Despite a few hard frosts, a chilly wind and a light dusting of snow our region has had a fairly mild start to the year enabling gardeners to get ready for the busy season ahead.

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Subtle Charms of Wintertime

Subtle Charms of Wintertime

With Garden Designer, Sally Cunis Now that the decorations are packed away for another year and the celebrations are over, it’s time to shrug off the spell of lethargy cast by recent festivities and step out into the garden as that is where the true magic happens. Whether it is...

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Out in the Garden

Out in the Garden

Balmy days, fiery autumn colours and sunshine extend this most extraordinary year and it is hard to believe that winter is upon us. Bright red berries of Hawthorn (Crataegus), Rose, Sorbus and Cotoneaster festoon hedgerows and gardens alike indicating, if old tales are to be believed, we are in for...

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Autumn in the Garden

Autumn in the Garden

A light of harvest hope after the long, hot heatwave With garden designer, Sally Cunis For the first time in many years most gardeners are probably hoping that we don’t have an Indian summer.  We have enjoyed or endured (however you want to look at it) extremes of heat since...

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Growing the love at Owd Martha’s Yard

Growing the love at Owd Martha’s Yard

Cultivated from a community effort, things just keep on blossoming down at Owd Martha’s Yard in Hoyland. Since 2015, a whole host of volunteers have gotten behind the project to transform an unloved, unused piece of land behind Belmont WMC into a community garden that the whole village can enjoy....

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