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Summer Containers – Four Recipes for Success

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Planting in containers is one of the most fun and rewarding activities one can do in the garden. Here are four examples to inspire your next summer container planting project.

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Where Have All The Coleus Gone?

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  When a plant does well in my garden, I want to grow more of it. As a gardening strategy, this makes perfect sense. […]

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How Does my Garden Grow? August

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  My garden has come together rather later than usual, but come together it has. Unburdened by not opening for the National Gardens Scheme, […]

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Plan B

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  I have a problem. With the garden next door out of action and no immediate prospect of gaining it back, I have grown […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Darmera peltata

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In late spring the soft pink flowers of Darmera peltata emerge before the leaves, held high above the ground on stems up to 1.5m […]

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