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Michaelmas daisies – the perfect plants for autumn

Ever since I was a boy, I have admired Michaelmas daisies, and after years of gardening I still think they are perfect plants for autumn. These late-flowering perennials come back stronger year after year, they bulk up well, offer a late source of nectar for insects and the blooms last well as a cut flower. And their cheerful, daisy .....

Michaelmas daisies – the perfect plants for autumn

Ever since I was a boy, I have admired Michaelmas daisies, and after years of gardening I still think they are perfect plants for autumn. These late-flowering perennials come back stronger year after year, they bulk up well, offer a late source of nectar for insects and the blooms last well as a cut flower. And their cheerful, daisy .....

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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