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Update: Improved Finder Results
Up and till now we've been using a temporary form of search results from the plant finder. As of today we have unveiled a few changes to massively improve them. Firstly, similar (i.e. closely rela... Read more

November 11, 2010 22:11
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Share your Gardening Knowledge on our New Wiki
You are a gardener. You are an expert. You may only have a small garden, or even just a pot plant on the windowsill, but you are the most knowledgeable person about that plant or that garden.And, j... Read more

November 08, 2010 19:58
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New Plant Finder
We have just added an extra feature to the site - a plant finder. For the plant finder we categorise each plant into up to 200 categories to make it easy for you to search for plants which exactly ... Read more

July 26, 2010 19:18
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Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'
Snowmound is a beautiful shrub in the late spring and early summer. The top sides of it's arching branches are covered in small white flowers, making it look like a bush covered in snow.This shru... Read more

June 14, 2010 07:22
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Why Your Bedding Plants Might Not Grow
Have you ever had the experience of getting a pack of bedding plants from the garden centre and planting them out only to find that a month or two later they have barely grown any bigger? You proba... Read more

June 10, 2010 19:51
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The Secrets of Effective Watering
Of all the skills a gardener needs to acquire, probably the single most important one is watering. It's also the skill that new gardeners often find the hardest time to acquire.Many new gardeners k... Read more

April 25, 2010 17:21
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Erysimum "Bowles Mauve"
Most of us are aware of the annual wallflowers which we buy as bare root plants in autumn. But not everyone is aware of their perennial cousins. Perennial wallfowers, also known as Erysimums are ... Read more

March 30, 2010 13:47
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Has Spring Finally Spring?
January and February have been very quiet on the nursery. They are our quietest months every year, but with the record low temperatures this year things have been even worse that usual. So, it was ... Read more

March 07, 2010 18:12
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Polyanthus "Crescendo Mixed"
It's not easy finding different plants to provide winter colour. You're basically restricted to winter pansies, violas and polyanthus. Of the three I find that pansies and violas can be knocked o... Read more

March 06, 2010 19:46
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Logging in and Comments
This weeks additions: If you log in via the form at the top of the page you will now stay on the current page instead of being redirected to your homepage. A comments tab has now been added to yo... Read more

March 05, 2010 20:37
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