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mother, who got it from somebody else, etc. Such is the way with shared plants; they lose their smart Linnaean names along the way and become known as 'Granny's rose' or 'Auntie's violet'. If you know what it is, then I'd love to know.
, but then she also grew a lot of other things universally regarded as supremely tasteful and fashionable. Dianthus make a very charming edging plant with lots of colour (provided you like pink) and most of them are fabulously scented. If you don't like pink
to play with then you can use heather in your gardens, although I think there are many better plants. But, it is your garden so, if you insist, then make sure that they face south as you will get better colour and stronger growth.The most common wild
at Chelsea, designing for Cancer Research UK. When we saw it there was a vast canopy covering a lot of the garden: so large that it had become known among the other gardeners as "the petrol station". However, this was before the plants arrived - I'm certain
-known native plants. Beautifully written.Alternatively you could read back copies of Hello! magazine. It’s your holiday. Enjoy yourselves.
people outside a hilltop monastery or without the rugged dedication of Chris Beardshaw can manage, I will, instead, give you a list of wishes…...May this be the year that your roses remain untroubled by aphids.May your courgette plants produce exactly
As spring finally springs and the soil warms up, we should address a very common hosta problem. You may not, I suppose, be aware that there is any sort of problem, but that may be because you are either very lucky, or that you have never grown them.The idea of wide, slightly quil...