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Bright-blue flowers and contrasting foliage help to ensure a long season of interest, says Kevin Line.
Budgets are essential administrative tools to manage costs and drive profitability, Neville Stein advises.
A tolerance to waterlogged conditions, dense foliage and feathery plumes of flowers make this an ideal plant for damp gardens and pond sides, writes Bethan Norris
Interesting leaf structures help these plants to catch the eye even before they flower, says Kevin Line.
These ideal water garden plants offer summer colour and year-round ground cover, says Bethan Norris.
Fragrant flowers in many colours make these plants a favourite in borders, says Miranda Kimberley.
Attractive flowers and foliage have made Jacob's ladder a cottage garden favourite, says Miranda Kimberley.