That’s not where I planted it!

Have you noticed how some plants don’t stay in one place? Take ground cover plants for instance. You put them in a nice spot, well away from anything else, and admire your new acquisition. For the next few days, not much happens. If you remember, you check on it again in a couple of weeks. […]

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Lilium martagon

I have recently developed a passion for lilies; unfortunately so have those pesky little red beetles (more about dealing with them later). One of the earliest to flower is lilium martagon, a Eurasian species found growing from Portugal right across to Mongolia. Growing anything from three to six feet tall, the typical flower colour is a pinky […]

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