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Maintaining your Garden Border

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Maintaining your Garden border by Antony Henn A Z OF PLANTS gardenonaroll gardenonaroll www gardenonaroll com gardenonaroll gardenonaroll tel 01707372296

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Abelia Flowering in mid summer autumn This hardy evergreen shurb is much loved by bees butterflies Aftercare Trim lightly when required Agapanthus Flowering in mid to late summer in shades of blue or white Great for containers or in a sunny well drained spot Aftercare Protect from serve cold in winter and remove faded flower storks in autumn Ajuga Great ground cover in sun or shade but prefers moist soil Good for bees butterflies Aftercare Remove dead foliage in spring Anemone Lovely late summer autumn flowering pernnial Grows weill in sun or shade Aftercare Trim back in winter spring www gardenonaroll com tel 01707372296

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Aucuba Hardy evergreen shrub that will grow in a very shady spot Some have bright red berries Aftercare Trim lightly when required Artemesia Aromatic plant with lovely silvery foliage Good in a dry sunny spot Aftercare Trim through summer to keep neat Astilbe Prefers moist soil in sun or semi shade Beautiful flower spikes of red pink or white in mid summer Aftercare Tidy up old foliage in spring Aquilegia Great in sun or shade Flowers early summer and loved by bees butterflies Aftercare Dead head through season and trim back after flowering gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll

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Astrantia Grows well in sun or semi shade Beautiful flowers in red pink or white in early summer Good for bees butterflies Aftercare Trim back in autumn winter Aster Amazing array of colours available Much loved by bees butterflies Good in a sunny postition Aftercare Cut to groud level in winter or February Armeria Lovely clump forming evergreen Needs sunny well drained spot Loved by bees butterflies Aftercare Dead head after flowering Achillea Comes in a varity of colours Needs sunny well drained spot Loved by bees butterflies Aftercare Dead head after flowering www gardenonaroll com tel 01707372296

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Bergenia Hardy rebost evergreen Grows well in shade Pink or white flowers in late winter through spring Loved by bees butterflies Aftercare Remove dead foliage in spring Bay Aromatic evergreen shrub Grows in sun or shade in well drained soil Aftercare Trim lightly when required Buddleja New varieties are more compact so suitable for all gardens Best in sun or semi shade Much loved by butterflies Aftercare Trim by 50 in March and dead head after flowering Ballota Silvery leaved plant with compact habit ideal for sunny well drained spot Aftercare Trim as required after flowering by 50 in march gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll

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Buxus Hardy shade tolerant evergreen that will grow in any aspect Aftercare Trim to any shape or size Cistus Drought tolerant evergreen with beautiful flowers of pink marroon orwhite In early to mid summer Aftercare Trim lightly after flowering Choisya Hardy aromatic evergreen growing in sun or shade Aftercare Trim after flowering to keep to neat shape Cotoneaster Very tough evergreen with white flowers that form beautiful berries good for wildlife Can be grown in sun or shade Aftercare Trim lightly when required www gardenonaroll com tel 01707372296

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Ceanothus Best planted in sunny position against fence or wall as it grows train on wires to create fan shape Aftercare Trim lightly after flowering and through out summer to manage the shape and size Callistemon Grows best in sunny well drained aspect with complementary mediterannean plants Aftercare Trim lightly when required Cornus Hardy shrub grown mainly for its brightly coloured stems in winter Some have pretty varieaged leaves and beautiful autumn colour Aftercare Prune back by 75 early March Caryopteris Best in sunny well drained spot Dazzling blue flowers in mid late summer Loved by bees butterflies Aftercare Cut back to 30cm from ground in early March gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll

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Ceratostigma Sunny well drained spot Bright blue flowers in mid late summer Aftercare Cut back to ground to March Curry Aromatic evergreen for sunny well drained spot Very strong sceneted when rubbed Aftercare Trim after flowering and again in early March Calaminta Lovely aromatic plant flowering mid late summer and loeved by bees butterflies Aftercare Dead head when required and trim back after flowering Coreopsis Best in sun stunning yellow flowers in summer autumn Loved by bees butterflies Aftercare Dead head when required and trim back after flowering gardenonaroll gardenonaroll www gardenonaroll com gardenonaroll gardenonaroll tel 01707372296

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Campanula Beautiful summer flowering perennial with blosoms in the shades of blue or white Can grow in sun or shade Loved by bees butterflies Aftercare Trim lightly when required Carex Evergreen ornamental grass Lovely ontrast to other plants Gives movement to the border Grows in sun or shade Aftercare Trim dead foliage in March Deutzia Hardy shrub good for sun or semi shade Stunning flowers early summer Aftercare Little prunning required for first couple of years but remove old stems after flowering Dianthus Low growing drought tolerant evergreen with delightful pink red or white flowers Aftercare Dead head when required and trim back after flowering gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll

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Erysimum Drought tolerant evergreen that flowers from spring to mid summer Much loved by bees butterflies Aftercare Trim faded flowers through season then prune by 25 in March Escallonia Lovely evergreen flowering shrub with masses of red pink or white flowers in early mid summer Loved by bees butterflies and nesting birds Aftercare Little prunning required for the first few years Euonymus Very hardy evergreen low growing shrub Makes good ground cover Grows well in shade Aftercare Trim in March to keep in shape Euphorbia Best in free draining spot in sun or semishade Good evergreen foliage in winter Lime green flowers in spring and early summer Aftercare Trim off faded flower stems mid summer gardenonaroll gardenonaroll www gardenonaroll com gardenonaroll gardenonaroll tel 01707372296

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Erica Low dense evergreen habit long lasting flowers in late winter spring Much loved by bees for early nector Aftercare Trim back foliage after flowering Erigeron Danty multi coloured daisy like flowers in shades of pink and white Needs well drained position in sun or semi shade Aftercare Dead head when required and trim back after flowering Fatsia Great shrub for shade to make a statement bold evergreen leaves Clusters of white flowers in autumn Aftercare Little prunning required for first few years Remove yellowing leaves as they appear Fuchsia Iconic hanging lantern like flowers from mid summer winter In various shades of red purple pink and white Loved by bees Aftercare Keep dead heading them and trim back by 50 in March gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll

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Fern Wonderful plant for shade Comes in various forms all adding drama to the shady border and contrast aswell with other plants Aftercare Remove dead foliage in winter and spring Festuca Steely blue foliage and clump forming this ornamental grass works so well with other drought tolerant plants and shrubs Aftercare Pull out dead flower stalks and dead foliage in winter spring Geum This semi evergreen perennial has stunning red orange or yellow flowers Flowers through summer and is best i sun or semi shade Aftercare Keep dead heading Griselina Robust evergreen with lovely lime green foliage Dense upright habit and fast growing Good contrast with other foliage colour Aftercare Trim lightly when required gardenonaroll gardenonaroll www gardenonaroll com gardenonaroll gardenonaroll tel 01707372296

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Grevillea Mediterranean looking evergreen with fine leaves and brilliant red flowers in summer Needs well drained site and sun Aftercare Trim lightly when required Geranuim Hardy rebust perennial that grows well in any soil or aspect Comes in various colours and long flowering period Aftercare Dead head when required and trim back after flowering Heuchera Lovely evergreen perennial which comes in various colours from deep red foliage to orangey cream Flowers are loved by bees Can grow in sun or shade Aftercare Dead head when required and remove any dead leaves in winter spring Helleborus Great plant for sun or shade Evergreen foliage and striking flowers in te dead of the winter and spring Loved by bess for early nector Aftercare Dead head when required and trim back old foliage in winter gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll

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Hebe Comes in various shapes and sizes but always looks lovely Evergreen foliage and pretty flowers loved by bees and buterrflies Aftercare Trim lightly after flowering in late summer and again in March Hydrangea Beautiful flowering shrub that comes in various colours Grows well in any position even shade Best in moist soil Aftercare Remove old flowers in March Helenium Grows best in sun or semi shade amongst other complumentart perennials shrubs and grasses Comes in yellow orange and red Much loved by bees and butterflies Aftercare Dead head whem required and trim back after flowering Helianthemum Delightful low spreading evergreen with dainty pink red white or yellow flowers in early summer Attractuve foliage aswell Aftercare Dead head whem required and trim back after flowering gardenonaroll gardenonaroll www gardenonaroll com gardenonaroll gardenonaroll tel 01707372296

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Kniphofia Sword like foliage and beautiful upright flower spikes in summer A real focal pint in any garden Aftercare Dead head after flowering and remove dead foliage in spring Lavender Wonderful aromatic shrub that flowers for weeks in summer and smells delightful even when cut Loved by bees and butterflies Aftercare Trim faded flower stalks at end of August and cut back further in March to keep bushy Lamium Great plant for ground cover in shade Lovely flowers great for bees Aftercare Trim to suit in summer Lonicera Bullet proof evergreen that grows in any soil or position Aftercare Trim to suit in summer gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll

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Leycesteria Very tough vigorous shrub with bright green stems in winter with beautiful hanging flowers in late summer which form attractive berries in Autumn Loved by bees and butterflies Aftercare Cut out older stems and trim back whole bush by 50 in March Lavatera Vigorous and hardy shrub flowering for most of the summer in shades of pink Much loved by bees and butterflies Grows in sun or shade Aftercare Protect from serve cold in winter and remove faded flower storks in autumn Leptospermum Attractive Mediterranean Shrub complimenting well with other drought tolerant evergreens Red pink flowers in summer Aftercare Trim lightly when required Lychnis Lovely silvery evergreen foliage and striking white or pink flowers in summer Loved by bees and butterflies Best in sun Aftercare Trim faded flower stalks after flowering and remove any dead leaves as the appear gardenonaroll gardenonaroll www gardenonaroll com gardenonaroll gardenonaroll tel 01707372296

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Nepeta Aromatic perennial with beautiful blue flowers over long period in summer Loved by bees and butteflies Best in sun or semi shade Aftercare Cut back gard after flowering as can get another flusg of blooms Osteospermum low growin sun loving evergreen with stunning flowers in shades of pinl or white throughout summer Needs well drained soil Loved by bees and butterflies Aftercare Trim faded flower after flowering Ophiopogon Low growing ground covering black grass that grows in sun or shade Wonderful contrast with lighter leaved plants Has purple flowers and berries too Aftercare Remove dead leaves in Spring Olearia Great evergreen for the Mediterranean border Requires sunny well drained spot and has white flowers in summer Aftercare Trim lightly when required gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll

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Osmanthus Delightful white scented flowers in spring early summer Dark evergreen foliage Grows in sun or shade Aftercare Trim lightly after flowering to manage shape Penstemon Beautiful flowers throughout mid late summer autumn Best in sunny well drained spot Loved by bees Aftercare Dead head when required trim back after flowering then cut back by 50 in March Photina Robust evergreen shrub with bright red new growth Grows in sun or semi shade Aftercare Manage size to 1 8m by trimming throughout summer Physocarpus Wine red or golden yellow foliage and vigorous growth White flowers mid summer Lovely contrast with other shrubs Grows in sun or semi shade Aftercare Mantain to 1 8m by trimming throughtout summer gardenonaroll gardenonaroll www gardenonaroll com gardenonaroll gardenonaroll tel 01707372296

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Philadelphus Delicously scented white flowers in early summer Vigorous hardy shrub that grows in any soil un sun or semi shade Aftercare Remove faded flower heads and cut out old stems after couple of years Potentilla Wonterful hrady shrub that flowers throughtout summe Red Yellow white or pink Well drained spot in sun or semi shade Good for bees and butterflies Aftercare Dead head then cut back to bast after flowering Phlomis Lovely siler grey evergreen foliage and unusual yellow flowers mid summer Best in sunny well drained spot Loved by bees Aftercare Trim after flowering and by 50 in March Perovskia Aromatic silvery plant with striking spikes of powder blue flowers mid late summer Best in sunny well drained spot Loved by bees and butterflies Aftercare Prune by 70 in March and tidy up in winter gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll

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Phygelius Vigorous growing perennial with tubulor flowers in summe Semi evergreen foliage Sun or semi shade Aftercare Trim after flowering and by 50 in March Pachysandra Excellent ground cover especially in shade Evergreen glossy foliage scented white flowers in spring Aftercare Remove dead foliage in spring Parahebe Low growing evergreen with pretty white or pale blue flowers through summer Best in sun or semi shade Aftercare Trim after flowering and again in March Phormium Arctitectural evergreen that makes a bold statement in any border Good in sun or shade Aftercare Remove dead foliage when required gardenonaroll gardenonaroll www gardenonaroll com gardenonaroll gardenonaroll tel 01707372296

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Pittosporum Lovely evergreen shrub with glossy foliage and dense habit Sun or semishade Aftercare Trim lightly when required Rosemary Aromatic shrub with lovely blue flowers in spring much loved by bees and butterflies Best in a sunny and well drained spot Aftercare Trim lightly when required Rudbeckia Beautiful golden yellow flowers with black centre over a long period in late summer autumn Aftercare Trim to ground in January Febuary Can leave faded flower stems for winter Santolina Aromatic bushy plant with silvery foliage and tight yelllow or cream balls of flower Best in sun Aftercare Trim after flowerinh and by 50 in March gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll

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Spiraea Lovely hardy shrub with delicate heads of pink or white flowers in summer Loved by bees and butterflies In sun or semi shade Aftercare Trim after flowering and by 50 in March Skimmia Very shade tolerant evergreen with leathery leaves and attractive clusters of flower buds throughtout autumn and winter opening in Spring Lovely scent and loved by bees Aftercare Little required remove faded flower heads in summer Senecio Tough stilvery leaced shrub that contrasts well with other coloured foliage Aftercare Trim after flowering and 50 in March Sambucus Artomatic foliage and scented clusters of flowers that develop into elderberries on some plants Aftercare Trim regularly to keep in shape then by 50 in March gardenonaroll gardenonaroll www gardenonaroll com gardenonaroll gardenonaroll tel 01707372296

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Salvia Comes in many forms most have scented foliage and striking long lasting blooms Aftercare Dead headwhen required and trim back after flowering Sage Aromatic herb very useful in the kitchen Looks lovely in a sunny spot in well drained soil Beautiful foliage and blue flowers Aftercare Trim regularly to keep bushy then by 50 in March Stacheys Silvery fury leaves that hug the ground The flowers are loved by bees Best in sunny well drained position Aftercare Remove faded flower stems and any dead foliage in winter spring Scabiosa Wonderful pin cushion flowers over long period Favourite to bees and butterflies Best in sunny well drained postion Aftercare Pull out faded flower stems in late summer then remove dead foliage in spring gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll

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Stipa A graceful grass that gives movement and form to any border Works well with airy perennials Best in sunny well drained spot Aftercare Dead head when required and trim back after flowering Sedum This succulent plant grows best in sunny well drained spot The flat flower heads are a favourite for bees and butterflies Aftercare Cut back faded flower heads look lovley in winter then cut back to ground in March Thymus Lovley herb that is a favourite in the kitchen and makes a superb ground cover in a sunny well drained spot in the garden Flowers loved by bees and butterflies Aftercare Trim back after flowering Teucrium Silvery evergreen foliage and bright blue flowers in summer Loved by bees and butterflies Aftercare Trim back after flowering and again in March gardenonaroll gardenonaroll www gardenonaroll com gardenonaroll gardenonaroll tel 01707372296

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Viburnum There are many forms of viburnum but all are wothy of a place in your garden Some are winter flowering others are sweatly scented in spring Hardy and often evergreen Aftercare Trim lightly when required Verbena This perennial grows vigorously Loved by bees and butterflies Prefers sunny spot and well drained soil Aftercare Tidy up faded flower stems in winter spring Veronica Stunning upright spikes of blue or white flowers mid late summer Best in sun or semi shade Loved by bees and butterflies Aftercare Dead head when required and trim back after flowering Weigela Beautiful early summer flowering shrub growing well in any soil or aspect Striking autumn colour Loved by bees and butterflies Aftercare Trim lightly when required after flowering Remove old stems after 2 years gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll gardenonaroll