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Plant of the Month – November 2019

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NANDINA 'BLUSH PINK' Nandina Domestica 'Blush Pink' is a particularly flamboyant cultivar with blush pink young foliage in spring. The new growth reta...

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Novembers Gardening Calendar

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Winter is on its way Leaves are falling rapidly, and wind and rain are on the increase. Tender plants will need protecting from frost, gales and freezing ...

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October’s Gardening Calendar

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The autumn chill sets in Although we had some warmer days over September, the autumn is now definitely here for real, and it feels colder. It’s a beauti...

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Fashionably late Perennials

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Add fresh excitement to your autumn displays by including a selection of seasonal stunners to flower beds and patio pots. Several hardy perennials have bee...

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Septembers Kitchen Garden

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Sowing in September – As the ground cools there are fewer options with regards to planting. However, you can still plant winter cabbages, spring cabbages...

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Plant of the Month – September 2019

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Dracaena is a popular houseplant with origins in Madagascar and other Indian Ocean islands. The origin of the plant name comes from the ancient Greek word ...

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Septembers Gardening Calendar

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Late summer progresses into autumn September is generally a cooler, gustier month than August and the days are noticeably shorter. While there’s not as ...

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Augusts Kitchen Garden

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There is still planting/sowing to do – You can still plant new crops at this time of year. Spring bulbs such as Japanese Onions can be sown directly into...

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Plant of the Month – August 2019

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Carnivorous Plants Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients(but not energy) from trapping and consuming animals, typicall...

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Augusts Gardening Calendar

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Remember to keep watering containers and hanging baskets – They will need to be watered every day right through the summer. If you are going on holiday, ...

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