Understanding botanical plant names

In this short video, Alan Titchmarsh demystifies botanical plant names.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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In this short video with Alan Titchmarsh, he demystifies botanical plant names, revealing why they’re used in the first place, and how to understand them, with the beautiful black elder, Sambucus nigra ‘Black Lace’ serving as his example.

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