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The delights of pink cow parsley

One of the delights of early summer is seeing road verges and banks clothed with cow parsley, but I was reminded of the equal beauty of a pink-flowered relative when I visited a garden in the Scottish borders last week. There are a number of similar, white-flowered umbellifers which grace our summer countryside. They take their name from the .....

The delights of pink cow parsley

One of the delights of early summer is seeing road verges and banks clothed with cow parsley, but I was reminded of the equal beauty of a pink-flowered relative when I visited a garden in the Scottish borders last week. There are a number of similar, white-flowered umbellifers which grace our summer countryside. They take their name from the .....

Other seasonal plants to grow at home…

Take inspiration from some of the plants which David grows in his own house and garden.

Best alliums to grow

It often comes as a surprise to many gardeners that alliums are all members of the onion family and .....

Show time for tree peonies

With burgeoning flower buds getting ready to burst, late April and early May are show time for tree peonies. .....

Best daffodils for spring

As we go through March into April, I always reflect on the best daffodils for spring. It's a good .....

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