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Essential anemones for the autumn garden

Autumn seems to have arrived in a soaking, blustery rush this year and I've been really cheered by the welcome blooms of Japanese anemones which are standing proud despite the wind. In fact, while all the plants around them appear to be leaning and in various states of moist decay, the flexible stems and wafting petals help earn their .....

Essential anemones for the autumn garden

Autumn seems to have arrived in a soaking, blustery rush this year and I've been really cheered by the welcome blooms of Japanese anemones which are standing proud despite the wind. In fact, while all the plants around them appear to be leaning and in various states of moist decay, the flexible stems and wafting petals help earn their .....

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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