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  1. Container gardening: our top picks

    Container gardening: our top picks
    With space at a premium, sometimes it simply isn't practical to plant out a garden bed in your garden - or perhaps you want to grow some greenery where there's no soil to plant them to thrive in. Enter container gardening. It's perfect for those with small courtyards or balconies, and fabulous for those who rent. Why container gardening? There are...
  2. Port Wine Magnolia

    Port Wine Magnolia
    A Port Wine Magnolia in bud. When in bloom, the port wine magnolia adds a sweet scent to the air. It has small, insignificant creamy-purple flowers throughout the year, so catching a waft of scent is often the first sign that the shrub is back in bloom. The perfume of this flower is often described as having the scent...
  3. Shade trees for any garden

    Shade trees for any garden
    Summer can be a tough time in gardens but it’s a lot more comfortable if your garden offers a shady oasis from the heat. With a bit of leafy shade the garden becomes somewhere to spend time playing, relaxing and eating. Planting trees around a home does more than provide shade. Trees lower the temperature indoors and out. Summer is...
  4. How to create a scent-sational garden

    How to create a scent-sational garden
    Indulge in living fragrance fashioned by the most famous perfumer of all - Mother Nature.   Subtle scents versus obvious aromas Nature expresses itself in a myriad of awe-inspiring ways and fragrant plants are no exception. From the rich, spicy scent of citrus to the heady, sweet aroma of jasmine, you’ll be inspired by the impressive array of scented flowers...
  5. Magic Magnolia

    Magic Magnolia
    There’s a small, unassuming house on a fairly busy stretch of road near where I live. Most of the year I merely glance at the garden as I drive past, but in late winter it becomes the best-dressed house on the block. Its rise in status is due to the magnolia blooming in the front yard. This magnolia is one of...

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