Explore our extensive archive of guides to species and cultivars of popular or useful plant genera by HW's own technical editor, Sally Drury and one of the UK's leading plantswomen, Miranda Kimberley. Featuring expert tips from supplier's on how to use or sell them.
Natives can add high ornamental and wildlife value in parks, urban gardens and rural estates, writes Sally Drury.
Knowing your native Sambucus and Sorbus can help to unlock a variety of potential income opportunities, Sally Drury explains.
Crab apples should have star billing in their own right because they often give them one more season of interest and provide nourishment for birds and other wildlife in autumn and winter.
One of the great joys of May is coming across our native hawthorn Crataegus monogyna (below), bedecked in her frothy, fragrant flowers.
This is a genus that contains unarguably some of the most beautiful shrubs and trees, in terms of both flowers and fragrance, that we are blessed with being able to grow in our temperate UK climate.
Continuing our series of articles covering British native trees and shrubs, Sally Drury turns the spotlight on oaks and roses.
In the first part of a special round-up, Sally Drury details native trees and shrubs that can attract grants and potential income.
Dahlias are back in fashion, come in a multitude of shades and offer retailers a double hit, writes Sally Drury.
These trees and shrubs grow to a range of different heights and produce distinctive foliage in many colours, Sally Drury finds.
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- The Netherlands
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