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Making the Modern Garden Other / Books

Making the Modern Garden

A superlative analysis of contemporary gardens as well as fascinating collection of landscapes around the world, Making the Modern Garden is a definitive study of the philosophy and practice of garden design at the outset of the twenty-first century. Author Christopher Bradley-Hole, himself a landscape …

Steps to rose gardening success Plants / Roses

Rose

Rose gardening has its own special mystique. Few perennials or flowering shrubs give you so many wonderful blooms soon after planting or have as long a period of bloom. And, best of all, hardy roses will come back year after year. Gardeners the world over are smitten by the allure of roses, but many …

Caring for Clematis (1) Plants / Climber Plants

Clematis Bee´s Jubilee

Clematis are popular vines that belong to the Ranunculaceae family of plants. Clematis are primarily grown to add vertical interest to a garden with their colourful flowers, fascinating seed heads and attractive deciduous or evergreen foliage. Several hundred different species and cultivars are available …

How to Plant Hostas? Plants / Perennials

How to Plant Hostas?

Planting Hostas in soil: Preparation is the key to success. If you can double dig your hosta or flower bed in early autumn and leave the sods of soil intact do not walk over what you dig. Allow the frost in the winter months to break the sods down. Then in Early Spring fork over the soil and rake to …

Rosa 'Mundi' - shrub rose Plants / Roses

Rosa 'Mundi' - shrub rose

A sport from Officinalis and an equally good shrub but with crimson flowers, striped with white. A very showy plant, giving a wonderful effect in the garden. Will form a very good low hedge. Non-repeating. …

Rosa 'Complicata' - shrub rose Plants / Roses

Rosa 'Complicata' - shrub rose

This rose, which is probably a Canina/Gallica hybrid, has flowers about five inches across, of the most brilliant pure rose-pink, with a large boss of stamens. It is very robust, reliable and free flowering and may even be grown as a climber. It is one of the finest single roses and one of the best shrub …

Climbing and Rambler Roses Other / Books

Climbing and Rambler Roses

Climbing and Rambler Roses examines both Climbers and Ramblers in detail, outlining the refinement of Noisettes, the diverse colors of Climbing Tea Roses, and the delicate charm and fragrance of Climbing English Roses.The volume offers important advice on where to plant which varieties in the garden, …

Azalea japonica 'Snow' - Japanese azalea Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Azalea japonica 'Snow' - Japanese azalea

Japanese azaleas are very popular features of our gardens. In their home climate they grow to relatively substantial shrubs, as opposed to limited sizes in our continental, dry climate. Azaleas are very floriferous, maintenance-free shrubs that bloom from end April until end May. Snow is a pure white …

How to Divide Hostas? Plants / Perennials

Hosta lancifolia

Early Spring is the best time of year to dig your hostas up and divide them. Usa a garden fork and loosen the soil gently right around the hosta clump then gently place your fork in below the clump and lift it up give it a shake with the fork to loosen the soil. I prefer to wash the clump this serves …