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  As a change from pots that brim with colourful, generally annual plants, your display could include or indeed consist of, containers with plants that are grown primarily for their foliage interest. These plants generally flower, giving a few weeks of extra beauty, however they are mostly grown for the pleasure of enjoying their long-lasting[…]

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  Paeonias are the supermodels of the floral catwalk.  Their stunning beauty is something that even the greatest dress designer would surely fail to imitate in their summer collection.  Their star performance is sometimes fleeting but forever memorable.  Here we talk about the herbaceous perennial varieties, which die right back in the winter, as opposed[…]

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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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