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Rhododendrons in the Woodland Garden

April/May/June sees one of the showiest displays in the UK – in both gardens and in the wild. For during these months the Rhododendrons are in flower. These extravagant blooms, indigenous to the Himalayas, were originally taken around the world … Continue reading

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014 – our favourite garden…

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014 We visit the RHS Chelsea Flower Show every year and this year did not disappoint…there are always surprising new plants and design ideas and it was good to see the main avenue being made more … Continue reading

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Yew Trees – how versatile they are…

As I am sure many gardeners will agree, there is always something new to learn about plants… Whilst researching about Yew Trees yesterday, I was reminded that the Latin word Bacatta (as in Taxus Bacatta) means to bear berries – this … Continue reading

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Fast Growing Trees – Spotlight on Thuja!

Now is the Best Time For Planting Trees Today is exactly the middle of January, it has been one of the mildest (albeit one of the wettest) winters for many a year. The current weather forecast is set fair for … Continue reading

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Our Top 10 Plants for Christmas Gifts

It was hard to choose! But we’ve come up with our top 10 plants as gifts for Christmas 2013 These plants have been chosen for their special interest (shape/colour/fragrance), ease of growing and for the sheer pleasure they will give … Continue reading

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