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Wisteria is a large, deciduous climber that produces stunning, fragrant flowers of mauve or white throughout May and into June. It prefers a sunny location with well-draining soil. Whilst it will tolerate partial shade the plant will produce fewer flowers. The branches become quite heavy over time so needs a surdy support system on which […] (Read more)
A huge variety of evergreen and deciduous shrubs which includes Azaleas. Whilst some flower very early in the year the main flowering season is May and June. They have a wide range of flower colours. Rhododendrons mainly originated in the Himalayas. They prefer dappled shade and a sheltered position. They don’t like chalk soils and […] (Read more)
Herbaceous peonies are bushy plants which grow to about 80cm in height. They like a sheltered spot with sun most of the day and dislike being planted too deeply. In the winter they will die off to come back in the Spring. The flowers are large and heavy so the plant is best if it […] (Read more)
May – month of blossom and morris dancers! May is a fabulous time in the garden. It’s as though someone has hit the turbo button. New leaves unfurling, lots of flowers and everything looks fresh and vibrant. The swallows usually arrive at the yard at then end of April/early May and set about renovating the […] (Read more)