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Three hardy plants for retaining wall and bank planting

Today’s post is focused on three plants which are hardy enough and have the spreading and cascading habit required for retaining wall and bank planting. Lotus berthelotii – Parrot’s beak This for us is literally one of the most stunning and striking plants to ever exist. It is not from [...]

By |2019-05-31T10:06:36+00:00May 31st, 2019|Garden Design Tips, Plant Database|0 Comments

Grow your own ‘Berry delicious’ plant:

I am sure we can all agree that the cost of buying berries in the shops is insanity and often unaffordable. This is such a pity because berries are such a wonderful superfood that we should be eating them like crazy. So our post today is focused around 3 berry plants [...]

By |2019-05-28T11:57:45+00:00May 28th, 2019|Global Greats, Plant Database|0 Comments

How to play your part in saving our bee pollination

How to play your part in saving our bee pollination: The honeybee and general bee pollination is an indicator of our planet's health, and sadly currently this situation is looking rather bleak as every year bee populations are dwindling drastically. We as humans don’t realise how much of an impact this [...]

Helpful Tips for May In Your Garden

May is your last month to plan and prepare your garden and beautiful landscape for the potentially cold and harsh winter months coming up. The more preparation and work you put in, the more successful your garden will be at not only surviving, but flourishing in the winter months. This means [...]

Top 3 Climbers For Wire & Wooden Fences

Top 3 Climbers for wire & wooden fences: Today’s post is on our top 3 climbers for covering wire and wooden fences. We will also be writing a post on our top climbers for growing on pergolas, trellises and growing supported against walls etc. Senecio tamoides – Canary creeper This indigenous [...]