Plant Library: Aquilegia

May 15th, 2016
Aquilegia is a delicate clump-forming herbaceous perennial producing bell-shaped flowers with spiked petals in soft peach, pink and lilac along with a striking deep purple. This pretty plant is perfect for an old fashion cottage style garden. Flowering in early summer, aquilegias fill the seasonal gap between the last of the spring bulbs and the first of the summer flowers. Liking parcel sh...

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Plant Library: Digitalis

May 8th, 2016
  Digitalis or foxglove produce a showy display with their long, slender stalks producing bell-shaped flowers available in shades of pink, peach, purple and white, looking particularly good placed at the back of a border to create height. Ultimate height of 1.5-2.5 meters. This is a perfect addition to any garden, especially a wild, woodland garden attracting wildlife and insects...

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Plant library: Iberis Masterpiece

May 1st, 2016
  A spring favourite is also known as Candytuft, perfect to cascade over rocks and walls or for ground cover. Petite white flower clusters blooming in spring with dark evergreen foliage. This pretty perennial is perfect for lightening up any garden. A sun lover growing well in poor soil Read more

Plant Library: Dicentra 'Bleeding heart'

April 10th, 2016
  Striking late spring flowering perennials are easy to grow and look attractive anywhere, particularly a cottage style garden. Pink hearts shaped flowers with white tips hang on an arch with delicate fresh green leaves. Plant from March onwards and flowering from April till June, as its one of the earliest to flower, it's best planted amongst late flowering plants or evergreen shrubs a...

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Plant Library: Narcissus Bridal Crown

March 22nd, 2016

Home Grown

It's the first day of spring! what signifies this more than a Daffodil.

  Attractive layered white petals with a yellow and orange core, strong and sweetly scented and protruding from a long stem, make them ideal for patio pots or lining pathways so the fragrance can be enjoyed. With Easter soon approaching they are the perfect gift, they also make an excell...

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Plant Library: Helleborus

March 13th, 2016
  Helleborus common name Lenten is perfect for giving that much-needed colour in your garden at this time of year. Flowering from February to march these pretty perennials, often evergreen and in an array of hues, most with interesting markings are perfect for brightening up the gloomy corners in your garden. Loving partial shade but needing protection from strong, cold winds, they can b...

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