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It is spring and the online catalogues are full of enticing plants; the fresh colours of spring are irresistible. Virtual baskets are loaded full with plants and expectations. Although it may seem strange, this is the ideal time to cast your thoughts forward to high and late summer, even autumn. Continuity of colour in the[…]

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Everest Home Improvements will again be teaming up with celebrity gardener David Domoney this year for a series of events and activities, including the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. David is a TV favourite, regularly appearing on shows such as Love Your Garden and This Morning, and has worked with Everest for the past[…]

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Along with the dream of the instant, fully-fledged garden is the wish for a garden that is largely maintenance-free. It can be satisfying to have a bed that can largely be left to its own devices, except for weeding, and to just see what happens. Here is a suggestion for a planting that has well-behaved[…]

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Thompson & Morgan have done it again!  They have launched  another plant breeding success.  Sunbelievable is a truly phenomenal sunflower.  Like no other sunflower, Sunbelievable flowers continuously from June until the first frosts.  In trials, plants were still blooming in late November.  Incredibly, over 1000 flowers are produced on each plant during the growing season.[…]

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Many of us, and perhaps especially children, are attracted by these exotic plants. They are often extremely cheap to buy. Many are miniature with a self-composed air and the charm of small ornaments; though they can shed alarming amounts of gravel on the carpets!  Having bought the first plant, or received it as a gift,[…]

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