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It’s time to cut back tall summer-flowering shrubs

Hurricanes, tropical storms, autumnal gales and all the rest – wind is very much in the news at present. It’s a good idea to cut back tall summer-flowering shrubs so they don’t get damaged by the wind, but don’t go wild. Read on … Tidy up those vigorous shrubs Flowering shrubs (including shrub roses) have… Read More »

Plant camassias now – my favourite spring bulb

Camassias are perhaps my favourite spring bulbs because they are always such a wonderful surprise. The plants bloom with beautiful star-shaped flowers in white, china blue, sky blue, lavender or violet from April/May to June. They flower on a stem, starting at the bottom, and some varieties seem to go on for ever until you… Read More »