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.
Oak trees are iconic, produce spectacular autumn foliage and benefit the natural environment, Sally Drury reports.
A impressive variety of shapes and shades makes these plants popular in the garden as well as for floristry, writes Sally Drury.
These essential plants for a showstopping border or container bear vibrant flowers all through summer, writes Sally Drury.
With a wide variety in habit, flowers and foliage, these ornamental plants ensure months of enjoyment, says Sally Drury.
These shrubs and trees have for centuries been used as boundaries and are also important for wildlife, Sally Drury finds.
These exotic flowers are easy to grow and produce dazzling displays in borders and patio containers, writes Sally Drury.
These long-lasting pretty flowers add a splash of colour to borders in spring and summer, says Miranda Kimberley.
September-to-October is an accepted part of the gardening year for bulb planting, and many of these are for the heralds of spring — the crocus, the narcissi or the tulip.
These colourful, undemanding and versatile evergreen shrubs offer year-round interest, Miranda Kimberley finds.
Year-round colour and neat clumps of foliage make these perennials very marketable, says Miranda Kimberley.
Attractive colours and simple daisy-like flowers make these little-used shrubs very appealing, Miranda Kimberley finds.
Hydrangeas are beautiful shrubs that grace many gardens in the UK. They are easy to grow and can provide a variety of flower head shapes and colours.
The air-purifying ability of the peace lily has been widely marketed to generate more sales, Miranda Kimberley reports.
These underrated evergreen shrubs or small trees can be good alternatives to box hedging, writes Miranda Kimberley.
Ivies can clothe walls or provide ground cover and are ideal for brightening a dark corner, says Miranda Kimberley.
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Morton Hall Gardens Morton Hall Gardens, near Inkberrow, Worcestershire
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The Botanical Gardener London (Central), London (Greater)
GC1 Mobile Gardener Newark
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Newark, Nottinghamshire
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Cameron Landscapes & Gardens Notting Hill, London (Greater)
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