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A Little Garden Maintenance This Spring

After a long Winter, we look forward to our Spring bulbs emerging from the cold ground. Whether they are the lovely nodding Daffodils, the cheery little Crocus or the majestic Tulips, they always seem to put a smile on our face.

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Jumbo Agapanthus

Agapanthus are native to South Africa and were first introduced into Europe during the late seventeenth century. In those early days they were mainly grown in containers in the large conservatories of stately homes and their value as a garden plant was not generally recognised.

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A Magnificent Display For the Summer Patio

At present, we are still in the grips of Winter but the days are starting to get longer and Summer will be upon us before we know it. Although it can be a challenge to find something different to plant in our Summer Patio Containers each year, the sweetly scented Phlox paniculata are ideal for this purpose.

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Daffodils For Showing

Ronald Blom is a member of the R.H.S. Tulip and Daffodil Committee and as such is a regular judge of the Spring daffodil shows. Included below are his pointers for success at the shows and a check list for you to use when preparing your exhibits.

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Heirloom Tulips at Chelsea

This year we will be featuring some of the broken or reflected tulips, much prized from the 15th through the 19th centuries. These are not to be confused with the cheap imitation Rembrandts that you see today.

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Tulip Choice

Having grown up with tulips all my life they are for me and I suspect most gardeners, the favourite spring flowering bulb.

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Plant of the week

12th February 2015

Plant of the Week - Canna Crete 

Cannas create a spectacular show in the Summer garden. The bold plants with their vibrant coloured flowers are ideal for planting in large containers or dotted about in mixed borders. Crete is one of a new breed of Cannas which is more floriferous and has a more compact habit of growth than the traditional varieties. Its fiery blood red flowers and shiny deep green leaves will delight you for many months. 

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Agapanthus Black Buddhist

Agapanthus Black Buddhist

Plant of the week for 26 January 2009 - Agapanthus are amongst our most popular plants because they create large umbels of showy colourful flowers which will create a focal point anywhere in the garden. 

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