Explore our extensive archive of guides to species and cultivars of popular or useful plant genera by one of the UK's leading plantswomen, Miranda Kimberley. Featuring expert tips from supplier's on how to use or sell them.
These exotic plants are easy to grow and a great addition to any garden in pots, beds or borders, says Miranda Kimberley.
These elegant plants are ideal for gardens with a shady area and soil that will not dry out, notes Miranda Kimberley.
Versatile and tough, this genus is easy to grow and is tolerant of a wide range of soils, says Miranda Kimberley.
These easy-to-grow plants provide a vibrant set of flower colours from hots to pastels, writes Miranda Kimberley.
These attractive trees and shrubs add great value to the landscape and are good for hedging, says Miranda Kimberley.
With their bright blooms and nice petals these plants look like a bedding version of orchids, says Miranda Kimberley.
These evergreen, aromatic shrubs work well in gardens, parks and amenity schemes, writes Miranda Kimberley.
This diverse genus offers varieties that work well inside as well as outdoors in many sizes, says Miranda Kimberley.
These uncomplicated plants produce beautiful flowers for most of the growing season, says Miranda Kimberley.
Tough alder trees can be economic as well as offering decorative leaves, catkins and cones, writes Miranda Kimberley.
Customers keep coming back for these strong plants that offer colour when it is most needed, writes Miranda Kimberley.
Myrtle is a tender shrub so it is a plant for milder gardens, but with our changing climate the limits are being pushed, says Miranda Kimberley.
These robust plants can repeat flower from April to October and nice foliage adds interest, says Miranda Kimberley.
Attractive ornamental pear trees are great for street planting as well as gardens, writes Miranda Kimberley.
These tough, long-lived, ground-cover plants are great in borders, rock gardens paths and walls, says Miranda Kimberley.
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Capel Manor College London (Greater)
Clarbow Ltd t/a Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens Lower Beeding, Horsham
T. Jefford Landscaping and Garden Services Sacriston, Co Durham
Harington Gardeners Operations Manager
The Harington Scheme Highgate, North London N6
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