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Growing Strawberries

Home-grown strawberries are sweet and flavoursome and you can pick just as you need them.    Strawberries picked in the warmest part of the day will be at their sweetest.  They are very easy to grow and adapt well to growing in containers. … Continue Reading »

Growing Dahlias

Dahlias give a full-on display of flowers from July until the first frost of the autumn.  They are perfect for providing masses of colourful cut flowers.  They are available in a huge range of colours and flower forms to suit all tastes. … Continue Reading »

Hardy Palms

Some palms are some suitable for planting outdoors in the British Isles. Hardy palms are invaluable as structural plants in tropical-style gardens and look effective when planted with bamboos and New Zealand flax. In pots they can form striking architectural features on… Continue Reading »