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The Jungle effect in our gardens can take our minds away to foreign climes and less stressful times in our lives when perhaps we have been on our holidays.  The extremely architectural leaves of banana plants are ideal to create this effect.  These plants are only enhanced by rainfall on the leaves like a tropical[…]

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  From Wednesday, June 5, thousands of visitors are expected to flock to the magnificent 1,000 acre Chatsworth Estate as it is transformed into a gardener’s paradise with exciting new content including a mass planting of 6,000 Dahlia (Dalina Maxi) ‘Salinas Bicolor’, an impressive Power of Trees feature and a spectacular floral immersion experience. Liz[…]

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The RHS Garden for Wildlife: Wild Woven, at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, 5-9 June, will demonstrate how the UK’s 24 million gardens can be transformed into a network of nature reserves. The garden, designed by Sharon Hockenhull, focuses on encouraging once common garden visitors such as hedgehogs, house sparrows and starlings back through native and[…]

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Sedum Atlantis Sedum Atllantis was crowned RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the year 2019! It is perfect for our modern gardens in that it is drought tolerant, attractive to bees and ideal for small spaces. The serrated, variegated leaves take on a pink blush in autumn. Pink tinged flower buds open yellow from July[…]

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Gerberas, sometimes known as Barberton Daisies or Transvaal Daisies, have always been an attractive plant, but in the past they have been best grown in a warm greenhouse.  That is until the Garvinea series of Gerberas were bred and came to the market.  Garvineas have proven to be hardy plants in UK conditions. They are[…]

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