plants for seaside gardens

Oh I do Like to be Beside the Seaside

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  The weather this weekend has been far too nice for sitting in front of a computer writing. Instead I’ve been watering the garden, […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Osteospermum

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  As indispensable plants for seaside gardens go, ostespermums are high on the list, and most certainly in the top ten. They are low-growing, […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Acacia longifolia

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Acacia longifolia: long-leaved wattle, acacia trinervis, aroma doble, golden wattle, coast wattle, sallow wattle, Sydney golden wattle   Winter has returned for its last […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Crithmum maritimum

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Crithmum maritimum: rock samphire, sea fennel, sea asparagus, sea bean, sea pickle, crest marine “There is a cliff whose high and bending head looks […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Smyrnium olusatrum

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We have much to thank the Romans for – libraries, hot baths, straight roads, aqueducts and stinging nettles among them – but over time […]

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Getting the Heebie-jeebies

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It’s easy to overlook the humble hebe; it’s tough, resilient and goes about its business without any fuss or bother. That’s why idle landscapers […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Echium candicans

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Travel agents report┬áthat the second week in January is the peak week for holiday bookings. This is hardly surprising given the short days, miserable […]

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