This is the time of the year when I see and enjoy plant combinations in other people’s gardens, as well as my own, and in hanging baskets and plantings in the town and cities.
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It is a great time of year. A number of seed companies open their trial grounds to the gardening press and highlight the seeds that are going to be the show-stoppers in next year’s catalogues. First up was Thompson & Morgan (www.thompson-morgan.com) , the seed merchants based in Ipswich. Their press day is in the same week that that they
I just do enjoy growing dahlias: they have wonderful flower shapes and they come in such a wide range of colours, from lustrous Florentine ochres with bronze stems, to jolly seaside colours, as well as almost luminous Day-glo colours. I say this defiantly, as dahlias are plants that you either love or hate, there seems to be no half-way house