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July plants

With summer in full swing, gardeners are spoilt for choice when it comes to colourful blooms and luscious foliage. Here are 10 recommended plants to grow for July, chosen by nurserywoman Fleur van Zonneveld. Photos by Maayke de Ridder. 

Baptisia  c. Jason Ingram

Originating from North America, baptisia have been grown in gardens in the UK since the end of the 19th century. Baptisias are hardy plants with beautiful foliage and eye-catching flowers and although they are often mistaken for lupins, baptistia are less susceptible to pests and disease and will last much longer....

Get kitted out for summer in the garden

With the promise of sunshine and high temperatures in the coming week, we've hand-picked a selection of covetable gardening items that can keep you cool and the garden under control. 

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