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Planning a Mixed Border for Interest All Year Round

Mixed borders contain a bit of everything – trees, shrubs, roses, evergreens, flowers and bulbs – so that they remain colourful all year round. You need quite a large area to fit in so many different plants, but in a … Continue reading

20. February 2015 by admin
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Ideas for a Garden Design: Glades, Paths, Flower Beds and Borders

Glades A suggestion for the far section of the garden is a pleasant, peaceful glade — a feature that is easy to make and to maintain. What is more, glades may be made on level or sloping ground, and may … Continue reading

04. September 2011 by admin
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Marking Out Beds and Borders

The various flower beds or borders play a very important part in the garden layout and these must be constructed as neatly as possible. This is especially important where the beds are sited in the lawn and neat outlines or … Continue reading

14. August 2011 by admin
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Herbaceous Plants for Borders

‘Herbaceous’ plants are soft-stemmed and not woody like shrubs. Although the term by itself includes both annuals and biennials, gardeners nearly always use it instead with two other adjectives — ‘hardy’ and ‘perennial’. These in effect limit herbaceous plants to … Continue reading

07. April 2011 by admin
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