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Hydrangeas have been viewed as being a bit old fashioned. However they are great plants to bring some colour in August when there is often a lull in the garden for flowers. There is a large variety of cultivars available depending on what you want. From the traditional large shrubs with pink or blue flowers […] (Read more)
Dahlias come in a wide range of colours and flower shapes and make great cut flowers. Perfect for providing some late summer colour as the showy herbaceous perennials from earlier begin to finish their display. They produce lots of flowers, especially if you dead-head regularly, from July through to the first frosts in October/November. They […] (Read more)
August – summer holiday time August is the holiday month. In the garden it is a bit of a change over month, as if it too is having a summer holiday. The peak of the herbaceous perennials is over and the late-summer/autumn flowering plants are just beginning to get going. This is when hanging baskets […] (Read more)