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Michael King

Michael’s thoughts and ideas on planting perennial plants written over the past ten years.​​

Snowdrops highlight this small perennial meadow planting this winter’s end in my Amsterdam trial garden. Following cold wintery nights there is much still to be enjoyed in a garden dominated by perennials. Galanthophiles are gardeners …

These are the steps to follow when setting out a perennial meadow planting plan. Strange as it might seem, the way I place the plants on the ground is almost the reverse of how I …

Two prairie grasses dominate this perennial meadow planting plan. The Panicum virgatum is a large, fine leaved, upright growing grass which is used as a feature plant in this example. Feature plants rise out of …

PERENNIAL PLANTING PLANS is my new eBook about designing perennial meadows. In a new approach to presenting my ideas on the subject of naturalistic planting for the average home garden PERENNIAL PLANTING PLANS shows clearly …

The online training courses offered by Learning With Experts feature video lectures by some of the worlds leading experts in their fields. Originally starting in 2011 as My Garden School, they offered a range of …

For an article in the current winter number of Onze Eigen Tuin (Our Own Garden) I was asked to show the beauty in the transition from autumn to winter in the garden landscape. What might …