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May 16, 2019

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If you have a large area of the garden to cover or are simply looking for plants to fill in some gaps between larger plants, it’s important to find the best plants for ground cover. These run the gambit from plants that grow wide without a great deal of height such as the evergreen shrub vinca, to those that grow with both width and a little higher such as Cotoneaster horizontalis. They are a great…

Heuchera, also known as Coral bells are a traditional foliage plant but today brings with it many different varieties which come in the most amazing colours of any plants. Heuchera Plants create round mounds and they have a woody crown at the base with bell-shaped flowers on the ends, hence their colloquial name of coral bells. The leaves are evergreen in milder parts of the UK and round even if they get covered in snow.…

Lupin flowers are some of the most breathtaking of colours. They have stiff, erect spikes from which flowers are produced and the fan-shaped foliage emerges horizontally. The flowers are very similar to flowers you would find with sweet peas as they grow in densely packed groups the colours for which range from pink to white, deep blue, purple, even yellow. This is a fairly long-lived perennial which does not require a great amount of care…