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I recommend you be one of the first to grow this unique Japanese breeding breakthrough. Many of us are familiar with the stunning spring-flowering Camellias with their stunning, exotic blooms, whether we’ve seen them in the gardens of stately homes or grow them in our own gardens. This however is something even more special. This[…]

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With our increasingly small gardens some of us are running out of space for more plants, no matter how much we love them.  Our beds and borders are often bursting at the seams and all available ground space is taken up by containers. So where can we plant now? The wonderwall vertical planting kit may[…]

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Bred by French breeder Delbard, ‘Belle de  Jour’ is a stunning new rose variety that has become the fortieth winner of the competition held by Roses U.K. One of many entrants, it beat all others to the prestigious accolade after being tested in various conditions all around the U.K for two years. This gorgeous variety[…]

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This delightful climbing plant requires a warm conservatory in the winter months, but in summer it provides its exquisite display as a patio specimen. Best grown in pots to move inside in the winter, Mandevilla sanderi ‘Bloom Bells® have dark, glossy, evergreen leaves to provide year-round interest. But it is the gorgeous, trumpet shaped blooms[…]

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In our Gardenforpleasure.co.uk shop we sell various irrigation kits, both to attach to mains water and to your water butts. But what are the benefits that make it worth the investment in these kits? Here I want to explain. Escape the drudgery of constant watering throughout the summer months.  You can simply turn on the[…]

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Many people have wonderful late spring and early summer displays in their gardens, followed by a rather drab time when all the earlier blooms have faded. The amazing Echibeckia ‘Summerina’ Series plug this gap by continually blooming through to the first frosts. Many of us will be familiar with Echinaceas (Coneflowers) in our gardens. You[…]

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