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Plant for October | Michaelmas Daisies

Michaelmas Daisies Add a last burst of colour to your garden before winter sets in with the Michaelmas daisy. Coming in many different varieties, colours and sizes, they are most known for their star shaped purple petals encompassing a golden yellow head in the centre. Where to plant These look fantastic planted alongside ornamental grasses…

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Plant for September | Rudbeckia

Rudbeckia Commonly known as black-eyed susan’s, with their signature black centres and bright leafy yellows the Rudbeckia are a hardy easy to grow plant. Native to North America, they have the ability to keep flowering before the frost hits, bringing a splash of sunshine to your garden for many months. Where to plant Rudbeckia’s thrive…

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Plant for August | Gazania

Gazania The Gazania, also known as the African daisy possess an eccentric mix of bright and bold hues. This perennial can give a pleasing pop of colour to any back garden.  A particularly eye-catching plant that has the amazing ability to close their flowers in dull weather, making them a chosen cultivar for the warmer…

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Plant for July | Lavender

Lavender With its bushing habit, vivid flowers and pleasing scent, lavender is a real cottage garden staple. A favourite for bees and other insects, it is a must have for any wildlife garden too!   Where to plant Lavender enjoys full sun and well-drained soil. They struggle in heavier soils such as clay and loam,…

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Winter vegetables

by Kirsty Ward The nights are drawing in, the mornings have a chill and the bobble hat is securely on when I’m down on my allotment now. We are heading into winter but that doesn’t mean that the allotment needs to come to a stop, there are always lots of jobs to be doing and…

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