Category Archives for Climbers

Climbing and Wall Shrubs

Walls and fences offer gardening opportunities that are not to be missed. They can provide a home for climbing and wall shrubs, while the extra protection offered by a south-or south-west facing wall enables you to try a few exotic … Continue reading

04. July 2013 by admin
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Cobea Scandens

Cobea scandens is an ornamental climbing plant from the tropics of America. It has an exceptionally rapid growth habit, and because of this it can flower from seed in a short period of time – just a few months. It … Continue reading

22. April 2013 by admin
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Plants for the Garden: Climbers and Wall Shrubs

For the keen gardener the walls of a house are a bonus, an added dimension to be exploited by a wealth of plants that could be grown nowhere else in the garden. There are climbing plants that, if carefully selected, … Continue reading

07. September 2011 by admin
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Climbers and Wall Shrubs

Planting It is not necessary to plant the rock garden at the same time as it is constructed. This is usually inconvenient and planting can best be done later. It is often recommended that rock gardens be constructed in the … Continue reading

07. September 2011 by admin
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Training Climbing Plants for the Greenhouse

A few climbers in the greenhouse will greatly enhance its appearance. Choose from plants that are small and compact and can be fitted into the tiniest space, or from others that will cover a large area. Some will grow quickly … Continue reading

12. July 2011 by admin
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Successional Planting for Constant Garden Colour

BLOOM AND BLOOM AGAIN If you only have a small space to cultivate, you can make the ground work extra hard. It can be made to produce more than one crop of flowers each year either by successional planting, which … Continue reading

07. April 2011 by admin
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Useful Climbing Garden Plants

Here are some useful and attractive garden climbers:   Actinidia Actinidia chinensis is a fast grower with stems covered in red hairs and large, round leaves. Flowers are buff white and the hairy fruits edible, but its chief value is … Continue reading

07. April 2011 by admin
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Making the Most of Garden Space

Many gardeners, faced with a tiny space to fill, will be quite content with a few carefully selected plants where arrangement is all-important. Others, perhaps more interested in plants than in design, will fret at the restrictions placed on them … Continue reading

07. April 2011 by admin
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