Monthly Archives: August 2012

St. Ives succulents and Aeoniums – very easy plants to grow!

I went to St. Ives in Cornwall yesterday and saw this council planter filled with succulents, such as Sempervivums and Aeoniums.  Tough, resilient, long lasting and evergreen – great choice Cornwall Council! Makes a change from the council planters you … Continue reading

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Crocosmia in Cornwall

I never realised Crocosmia grows like a weed in Cornwall. It’s one of my favourite border plants back home in Herts/Essex, where it grows reliably and easily and forms good-sized clumps of delicate, tiny lily-like flowers in lovely hot shades … Continue reading

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Plan it and plant it this Autumn!

Having worked for a few different garden retailers now, I’ve learnt that spring is definitely a peak time of year, as you can probably imagine. As soon as things start to pick up in the garden – the first leaves … Continue reading

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