Dahlia Renato Tosia

Dahlia Renato Tosia

Orange flowers were not always so very popular. Seems we cant get enough of them these days, what about this one (Dahlia Renato Tosia)

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Sanguisorba officinalis Arnhem

Growing Sanguisorba officinalis Arnhem in the UK

Sanguisorba officinalis ‘Arnhem’ (10)

Its tall and airy and it is the first time we have grown it

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Making a Front Garden

Transforming Hillary’s front garden

Back in early May I mentioned that I was making big changes out front, well, I never did say it was to our garden!

Hillary (3)

Perhaps I was bigging it up a bit, referring to what I had been up to as some major project, I mean, it isn’t exactly Alan Titchmarsh stuff.

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Veronicastrum Red Arrows

Plant profile for Veronicastrum  Red Arrows

The flowers of Veronicastrum Sibericum Red  Arrows are not the colour which you may well expect them to be.

Veronicastrum 'Red Arrows

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Growing Lily of the Valley

Plant profile Lily of the Valley

 in pots, nothing could be simpler or more satisfying than growing lily of the valley.

Lily of the valley 'Convallaria Majalis' (12)

Growing Lily of the Valley

I suppose there are umpteen perennials which can be grown successfully in pots. As for ourselves in the past we generally only grew annuals in them..

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