A blog for passionate gardeners with an emphasis on the quaint English Cottage Garden style

A blog for passionate gardeners with an emphasis on the quaint English Cottage Garden style

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Hebe 'Youngii' - A compact, spreading, evergreen shrub which is smothered in short spikes of large violet flowers all summer, that gradually fade to white. The tiny leaves are dark green and glossy and often have fine red margins. Its spreading habit makes it ideal for rock gardens, or try it planted en-masse along a path or driveway. Like most hebes, it will flourish in a range of conditions, and once established, it is drought-tolerant, too. The flowers are a magnet for bees and…

Hebe 'Youngii' - A compact, spreading, evergreen shrub which is smothered in short spikes of large violet flowers all summer, that gradually fade to white. The tiny leaves are dark green and glossy and often have fine red margins. Its spreading habit makes it ideal for rock gardens, or try it planted en-masse along a path or driveway. Like most hebes, it will flourish in a range of conditions, and once established, it is drought-tolerant, too. The flowers are a magnet for bees and…

Plant a Flowering Hanging Basket: Side planting for trailing baskets

7 Steps to a Perfect Hanging Basket

Got a shady yard but want the colorful pops of flowers?  Here's a guide to best flowers for shade!

Top 10 Beautiful Shade - Loving Flowers

Got a shady yard but want the colorful pops of flowers? Here's a guide to best flowers for shade!

If you have a limited space and you want to create a small rose garden there then growing roses in containers is the best option for you.

How to Grow Roses on Balcony, Patio and Terrace

If you have a limited space and you want to create a small rose garden there then growing roses in containers is the best option for you.

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