Monthly Archives: March 2006

Friday March 31st

Hostas are essential plants because they thrive in shade, have wonderful shapely leaves and often gorgeous rich foliage colours, and combine extremely well with scores of different plants. They can be used as ground cover and as stunning specimens in … Continue reading

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Wednesday March 29th

This morning we received the plug plants Begonia Semperflorens which have been eagerly awaited. I have before grown this variety from seed, but they can be slow to germinate, and at 9.99 for 120 plug plants you can’t go wrong. … Continue reading

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Monday March 27th

Back to work in the front garden again today. After removing the box hedging on Saturday, the hardest work was carried out today. The main back border which is, or was planted with a range of evergreens is now a … Continue reading

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Saturday March 25th

Our front garden is a mixed combination of permanent and annual plants. Three years ago we added a little formality with box hedging. This can generally work quite well, however with our garden in an elevated position, we are beginning … Continue reading

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Friday March 24th

Cleaned out the greenhouse the other day, and just for added protection I lit one of those sulpher candles. I did remove the young plants which are growing away nicely for tubs and baskets. took them indoors where they will … Continue reading

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