Monthly Archives: November 2012

Plant Tulips Now

Plant tulips too early and there is more time for things to go wrong. Since each bulb already contains its flower all that is needed is to give them a chance to send out some roots, experience the cold of … Continue reading

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Shrubs in the Perennial Border

If you want to grow shrubs in the garden of your dreams, but also wish to include drifts of perennials as a follower of the latest trends in naturalistic planting, you will quickly hit a problem that I have struggled … Continue reading

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Shrubs and Perennials in Perspective

There seems to be two schools of gardeners: shrubbies and perennial freaks. On paper I suppose I am a frothy perennial freak, but I cannot stop planting shrubs in my gardens; why is that? Let’s put perennials into perspective. Herbaceous … Continue reading

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A Garden Month By Month – October

A month by month record of a small Dutch garden – my trial garden in Amsterdam February – Chaos March – Grabbing at straws April – Spring Tulips and more: May is green June – Pink puts in an appearance  … Continue reading

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