They may be a tad old-fashioned but pentas are one of the most reliable plants to have in your garden.

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17th Nov. 2019 10:11 AM

Hydrangeas make the hottest days seem more bearable and, once set up right, they can deliver for years.

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03rd Nov. 2019 10:11 AM

Warm, sunny days mean change of season is just around corner, so celebrate by planting lots of potted colour.

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17th Aug. 2019 10:08 AM

These hybrid forms have been bred for longer flowering and cope in drought, rain, heat and cold.

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08th June 2019 10:06 AM

Careful but simple care provides brilliantly coloured flowers that last for months.

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25th May 2019 10:05 AM

Parsley can be picked continuously for about two years, so it's a worthwhile and long-lasting herb to grow at home.

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01st May 2019 10:05 AM

These flowers are easy to grow - simply provide them with sun, food, good drainage and circulation.

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27th April 2019 10:04 AM

If you wait to see these pretty flowers in other gardens, it will be too late in the season to plant them.

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21st April 2019 10:04 AM