Planting for Shady Areas

Planting for Shady Areas

Almost all gardens will have a bit of shade, areas of shade are often created by large trees, the base of a wall or tall building, fencing or simply the aspect of the garden (i.e. north facing). In addition hedge bottoms are shady places that are notoriously dry with impoverished soil.

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Plant of the Month (November)

Plant of the Month (November)

It has to be a tree! Trees have been in the news recently but sadly for the wrong reasons. Ash dieback could potentially have a devastating impact on our tree population, however we have a wide variety of beautiful trees so let’s celebrate this by highlighting one in particular, which has spectacular colour during the autumn months…

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Plant of the Month – Nerines

Plant of the Month – Nerines

If you want to carry over brilliant colour in your garden during the autumn months this is the plant for you. Genus of bulbs, grown for their spherical heads of exotic looking wavy-petalled, pink to red, occasionally white, faintly scented flowers.

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