These shade-loving plants work well as features in woodland gardens, says Miranda Kimberley.
Easter garden centre sales have continued the good start to the year, with one retailer reporting that April is 88 per cent up so far.
Bradford City Football Club has bought a SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 tractor mounted aerator and says player injuries have dropped as a result.
An online petition calling on the Government to reverse funding cuts to Royal Botanic Gardens Kew has reached nearly 70,000 signatures.
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- Boningale delivers more than 20,000 plants to Chris Burnett's Swiss Garden restoration
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- Floraholland reports increased turnover
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- Filming set to reveal year-round attractions of Exbury
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- Lower-cost gardens gain an edge
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- News of threat of job cuts at Kew greeted with dismay by supporters
- Tea Bag plants aim to cut waste
- Centres anticipate bumper sales over Easter
- Kew petition nudges 70,000 signatures as local MP Zac Goldsmith weighs in on issue
- Lords report urges improved supply-chain relationships to reduce level of food waste
- Duchess opens UK Wine Research Centre at Plumpton
These plants can fit in small gardens to provide many seasons of interest, Miranda Kimberley finds.
Commonly known as the Pasque flower, this perennial is gaining in popularity, says Miranda Kimberley.
Fast-growing evergreen foliage makes these plants excellent garden features, says Miranda Kimberley
The 'elephant's ears' provide good ground cover and bright spring flowers, notes Miranda Kimberley.
Ornamental types feature bright flowers and can have attractive foliage, says Miranda Kimberley.
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