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Thermopsis

Thermopsis

Yellow flowers and trifoliate leaves make this little-grown legume an attractive garden choice, says Miranda Kimberley.

From the archive - Magnificent machines

From the archive - Magnificent machines

Continuing our 175th anniversary celebrations, here is our pick of adverts from early editions of The Gardeners' Chronicle -- including a Joseph Paxton-patented glasshouse.

Ginkgo

Ginkgo

These trees have been around since before the dinosaurs so they are hardy survivors suitable for many schemes, says Miranda Kimberley.

IPM Essen - International plant showcase

IPM Essen - International plant showcase

This year's IPM Essen plant show in Germany will feature a special link with the UK as well as exhibitor booths from 20 countries, says Matthew Appleby.

Tim Edwards

Boningales Nursery chairman Tim Edwards on the business of ornamentals production
 

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Andrew Hewson

Writer and columnist Andrew Hewson offers his reflections on horticulture
 

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Products & Kit

New tender - Glasshouse construction

Cranfield University requires a contractor to design and build a new glasshouse and refurbish existing glasshouse facilities.

Labels and labelling

Labels and labelling

Colour is critical when it comes to label design but there are other factors that should not be overlooked, Sally Drury advises.

How to buy - tree stakes and ties

How to buy - tree stakes and ties

Various options are available to support young trees, Sally Drury explains.

John AdlamJohn Adlam's Notes From The Nursery

A fortnightly roundup of jobs to do and what to watch out for to keep your crops protected.

Plant Focus

Heathers

Heathers

Offering colour all year round, these evergreen shrubs are now more popular than ever, Miranda Kimberley finds.

Sanguisorba

Sanguisorba

Attractive foliage and colourful flowers on wiry stems make these plants ideal for use in borders, says Miranda Kimberley.

Erigeron

Erigeron

These colourful daisy-like flowers spill out beautifully over walls, steps and paths after self-sowing, says Miranda Kimberley.

Veronica

Veronica

From rockery plants to border perennials, this genus provide some of the truest blues along with shades of pink and white, says Miranda Kimberley.