Category Archives for Flower Gardens

Garden Design: How do You Enjoy Plants?

Well ordered rows of pelargoniums and salvias or elegant drifts of lavender or exuberant muddles of poppies and peonies? There are no rules, but remember plants can enhance a good design or emphasize a bad one. They look best when … Continue reading

20. March 2017 by Dave Pinkney
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Garden Design: Your Needs and Wants

The idea of listing what you need in your garden is still the most straightforward way and the best way of not forgetting anything. Walk around your garden and make notes. You might like to start at your drive. Do … Continue reading

19. March 2017 by Dave Pinkney
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Flower Bed Ideas: Guide to Decorative Plants

Decorative plants can be a delight at any time of the year and are suitable for many positions in the flower garden. They can look stunning in your flower beds, flower borders, and containers such as hanging baskets, pots, urns … Continue reading

29. February 2012 by Dave Pinkney
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Flowers in the Garden – Herbaceous and Mixed Borders

If trees and shrubs are the furniture, then flowers are the soft furnishings and the lawn is the carpet. No one should worry unduly about arrangement and colour schemes as most colours in nature go together. The green of the … Continue reading

27. September 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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