Simply Thriving in the Garden in 2015

Written by  on January 25, 2016

So many of the plants were simply thriving in the garden in 2015.  The soil looks terrible, feels dreadful and doesn’t smell all that nice, and yet, the plants love it.

Acer palmatum dissectum watnong

Todays post is all about taking a look back at the plants which exceeded our expectations last year.  To be honest, I couldn’t really decide on which plant to feature this week, so just came up with a good few of them, so here we go, in alphabetical order.

Acer palmatum dissectum watnong   Couldn’t come up with a spot in the garden for this one so just planted it in a tub in the meantime, well that was almost two years ago.

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Japanese Anemone Honorine Jobert

Written by  on January 6, 2016

In its first year of planting, the Japanese Anemone Honorine Jobert has taken a strong hold in our Cheshire garden

Japanese Anemone Honorine Jobert (2)

I published a post on this plant some time back when we were in Aberdeen. It had been in one of the main borders for several years, it did flower but never produced more than a single stem.

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