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Hydrangea paniculata Everest

Nurseryman John Hoyland’s guide to successful pruning with advice on cutting back flowering shrubs to achieve a plant that is well-shaped and prolifically flowering.

Chiddingstone Castle

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James Alexander- Sinclair's bulb border design plan
Design, Plants

Do you want a spectacular display of flowering bulbs from January to July? Then follow garden designer James Alexander-Sinclair’s bold plan for a bulb-filled border. Download the planting plan here.

Anemone x lipsiensis c. Jason Ingram
Derry Watkins of Special Plants Nursery chooses a selection of her favourite flowers and foliage to introduce some much needed colour into early spring gardens.


Scilla mischtschenkoana Tubergeniana

Bob Brown, one of Britain's most talented nurserymen, chooses nine irresistible plants for late winter - Scilla mischtschenkoana Tubergeniana is just one of them. To find out more, look at the February 2010 issue of Gardens Illustrated.

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