August can wreak havoc in the garden. But with the right mix of late-flowering perennials you can keep ahead of the wilt

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Crocus Focus

10.08.14

Bulbs bring a welcome pop of colour and freshness to your autumn beds. Just make sure you choose carefully

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Avoid the summer slump – keep plants well watered and in good condition and you will sail through the season

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Harbingers of high summer, thistles are colourful and dramatic – and it isn’t only the bees that love them

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Taking cuttings

13.07.14


Now is the perfect time to take semi-ripe cuttings – but getting your bounty home can be tricky

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Flowering Cornus

06.07.14


Quick-growing cornus provide a dark canopy in high summer – but be sure to avoid the garish pink varieties

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The garden is in full swing – pacing the highlights and keeping up with the harvesting will keep it in good condition

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Nocturnal-scented flowers bring a special magic to the garden, bringing moths and memories…

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