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The Leyland cypress

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Plants
Everybody knows a leylandii hedge: every street in every town all over the land has one. Continue reading...

Buying lily bulbs

By Adam Pasco in Plants
There's only one way to resist the temptation of buying more bulbs and that's not to visit any garden centres at all for the next few months... Continue reading...

Frost and potatoes

By Pippa Greenwood in Plants
The weather over the last few weeks has been phenomenal, even in Hampshire, the so-called 'soft south'. Continue reading...

Christmas wreaths

By Adam Pasco in Plants
All these beautiful creations were original and different, and would look stunning on any front door, but when Twelfth Night arrives they all had one thing in common they were all 100 per cent compostable. Continue reading...
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New plants for 2009

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Ptilotus exaltatus 'Joey' is an exciting new plant that I first saw at the Four Oaks Trade Show I visited in the autumn. Let's just call it 'Joey'. Continue reading...

Holly berries

By Pippa Greenwood in Plants
A Christmas without holly berries is barely a Christmas at all. It's a bit like apple crumble without ice cream... Continue reading...

Honesty seed-pods

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Honesty is well worth a place in any garden - I'd recommend adding it to your seed order right away. Continue reading...

Liquidambar 'Lane Roberts'

By Pippa Greenwood in Plants
My partner found the corpse. Snapped at the base in recent winds, still, hauntingly dressed in its stunning foliage... Continue reading...

Ferns in pots

By Adam Pasco in Plants
When the first hard frost struck in my garden at the end of October, it was the kiss of death for so much of the long-lasting summer colour... Continue reading...

The crimson glory vine

By Adam Pasco in Plants
When I first saw the wonderful combination of ornamental vine and ivy, I had to replicate it in my own garden. Continue reading...
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