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Growing irises – the answers to your questions

I’ve been talking to iris specialists Iris of Sissinghurst about growing irises. Sue Marshall owns and runs Iris of Sissinghurst and they only grow irises. They sell by mail order,…

May 17th, 2020

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Frangipani growing in Florida

How to think like a modern plant hunter…

If you google ‘plant hunter’, Michael Perry, aka Mr Plant Geek, will pop up sooner rather than later. Plant hunters used to be Georgian, Victorian or Edwardian adventurers. Kew describes…

April 30th, 2017

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Tips on restoring an overgrown garden

13 clever ways to improve your garden – from Australia!

Different country. Different climate – but travel makes you look at gardens in a fresh way.  It’s inspiring to see how someone else grows things, especially if you can talk…

March 20th, 2016

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