Plants for the Perfect English Garden

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2016-11-03T12:45:24+00:00November 2nd, 2016|Seasonal Tips|

As perennials die down, many will leave a woody superstructure above ground. The old and rather woody spikes of Sedum spectabile  make a wonderful spectacle on a frosty morning. More importantly, the  old stems act as a marker, so that in the spring, when the weeds quickly appear, you can locate your plants. Being easily able to find your perennials also makes the job of lifting and splitting much easier, another job which can be got out of the way. Busy gardeners have enough to do in the spring. The first half of this year was fairly wet and resulted in more growth than is usual. This might be a [...]

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