Perennial Meadows series

Perennial Meadows by Michael KIng

Looking good after 6 years – one perennial meadow example – 2015

Six years ago I planted eleven demonstration borders at Lianne’s Siergrassen; a nursery specialised in ornamental grasses, in the north of the Netherlands. I returned this month after a three year gap to see how they were faring and came away satisfied and also informed from what I had seen. Lianne Pot is the perfect …

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Perennial Meadows – Bringing structure, focus and impact to perennial planting schemes.

To generalise, perennial plants are soft, loose, frothy and amorphous when we compare them with trees and shrubs and especially so when we clip trees and shrubs into shapes and hedges. When designing gardens we are told to start with the main framework using trees, shrubs, hedges, paths, walls and any other built structures to …

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