Monthly Archives: November 2010

Rose De Rescht

Thinking of planting roses, why not give the old varieties a try. Our favourite is the Portland Roses. Amongst this group are to be found not only some of the finest of old roses but also some of the most … Continue reading

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Hakonechloa Macra Aureola

Whether you are planting up a new garden or redesigning borders please don’t turn up your nose at the ornamental grasses.

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Box Blight

Box Blight, so disappointing, fortunately the Box Topiary is still looking healthy. For the past three years we have spent a lot of time transforming the back garden. Previously the emphasis was on a garden that looked good in Summer.

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Viburnum Plicatum Mariesii.

This shrub Viburnum Plicatum Mariesii has to be one of the most outstanding shrubs which you will find for that very special sunny position in your garden.

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Hybrid musk rose Felicia

Roses in Aberdeen generally grow well. I have found some of them in the past to be a bit of a hit or a miss.  I now think that this was the result of not enough sunshine reaching the borders. … Continue reading

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