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25 Plants & Herbs You Can Propagate from Cuttings

25 plants and herbs to propagate - Rooted cuttings are often sturdier than seedlings, and come to maturity faster, many of them bearing flowers and fruits much earlier than seedlings. For example, if you were to grow English Holly from seeds, it may take years to grow into… [read more]

A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

English Lavender is very easy to grow, smells delicious, can be used in cooking for a sweet and soft taste, and is used to make oil (fun DIY project).

Workshop Garden Inspiration

An old-fashioned cottage garden not only looks and smells wonderful, it also attracts wildlife too. A cottage garden should inspire your senses, it should look natural, smell wonderful and taste just as good, as many plants and flowers grown in a cottage garden are edible.

'Evelyn' rose from David Austin. [ Graham Thomas x Tamora ] 1991. This is a large glorious rose. Strong old rose and fruity fragrance. Our favourite rose grown.

English Cottage garden plants - I love the look of an English Garden...I just don't know if it can survive in Texas

Madagascar Periwinkles (catharanthus roseus): Catharanthus roseus, commonly known as the Madagascar periwinkle or rosy periwinkle, is a species of flowering plant in the dogbane family Apocynaceae. It is native and endemic to Madagascar, but grown elsewhere as an ornamental and medicinal plant, a source of the drugs vincristine and vinblastine, used to treat cancer. Other English names include Vinca, Cape periwinkle, rose periwinkle, rosy periwinkle, and "old-maid". It was formerly included…