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Geranium Rozanne - flowers for months!
Geranium Rozanne - flowers for months!
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Geranium Rozanne - flowers for months!
Who doesn't love blue Geraniums!  We all used to have Geranium "Johnsons blue", which is very pretty, but it doesn't tend to last long, nor repeat flower.  This one called Rozanne, with a white centre, and spreads to around 60cm wide and high, so plant to a...
Geranium Rozanne - flowers for months!
Geranium Rozanne - flowers for months!
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Pretty as a peach
I bought a set of 3 metal rusty Poppy Seed heads a few years ago at Hampton Court Flower Show.  I did some clearing our recently of the planting in the area because of pesky ground elder. Some of my new planting included these Digitalis (Foxgloves), which a...
Pretty as a peach
Pretty as a peach
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Let's talk about grasses
Do you like ornamental grasses? Not everyone does. But my guess is that if you don't like grasses it's because you have not used them in the right way. There are grasses of all different shapes and sizes. Some like the tall Miscanthus to BLOCK views and pro...
Let's talk about grasses
Let's talk about grasses
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When the weather takes it toll...... look upon it as an opportunity
I was contacted by this client following the collapse of some ageing trellis work which separates front and side gardens.    THE BRIEF New trellis and trellis gate to allow light through to front garden Small pond for wildlife Renew planting to the right of...
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Front Garden Transformation
The front garden of this client's  house had suffered badly following several months of builders being on site. However, the existing planting had also been allowed to dominate to the point where getting to the front door was not ideal.  Scroll to end for t...
Front Garden Transformation
Front Garden Transformation
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Family Garden - A practical space with lots of interesting planting to come
Following a rear extension, this client's garden no longer worked, but also the existing planting had got rather overgrown, dominated the borders, but with little interest beyond spring. THE BRIEF Provide a sizable patio area next to the house Provide a chi...
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April Zing
Most perennial plants do not flower until June, so it's important to think ahead to include a few spring plants, including bulbs, which don't take up too much space and don't mind being crowded out later in the season. Here are a few examples of emerging fo...
April Zing
April Zing
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Small town centre garden
Right in the middle of Wokingham the owners have extended this lovely old property, now with a home office in the garden. However the walk to work was  not very inspiring. (See BEFORE photos at the end) THE BRIEF To keep a good size of lawn for the two chil...
Small town centre garden
Small town centre garden
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A major renovation project
A major renovation project
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