Top 12 drought-resistant plants
Top 12 drought-resistant plants

Drought-resistant plants originate from regions with low rainfall and hot summers, such as the Mediterranean. To survive these extreme conditions, plants have evolved features to help reduce water loss and reflect sunlight away from leaves.

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12th August 2022 IN Advice & Guides
How to grow and care for Bearded Irises
How to grow and care for Bearded Irises

Whether you love them or loath them, it cannot be denied that the tall bearded iris is a statement plant, a structural plant, a plant that creates an opinion and a plant which drives the need, in some of us to collect. I had never considered myself an iris collector until now but upon writing this blog I have discovered that I have clearly become one.

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4th August 2022 IN Advice & Guides
Garden Masterclass- Gardening the Beth Chatto way
Garden Masterclass- Gardening the Beth Chatto way

On Thursday 14th July, Nursery & Gardens Director David Ward and Head Gardener Åsa Gregers-Warg, hosted a Garden Masterclass at the gardens. 

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18th July 2022 IN News
Adam Frost lecture in support of the Beth Chatto Education Trust
Adam Frost lecture in support of the Beth Chatto Education Trust

Our annual lecture in support of the Beth Chatto Education Trust with Garden Designer and BBC Gardeners' World presenter Adam Frost.

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5th July 2022 IN News
Salvia nemorosa- how to grow and care for
Salvia nemorosa- how to grow and care for

The species name- nemorosa (‘of woods’) refers to the natural habitat of this salvia, typically found growing in groves and woods across central Europe and Western Asia.

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5th July 2022 IN Advice & Guides
Nepeta (Catmint)- how to grow and care for
Nepeta (Catmint)- how to grow and care for

This much-loved perennial is easy to grow, loved by pollinators and a very attractive addition to the garden.  In early summer, these reliable plants produce an abundance of mostly lavender-blue flowers, held above grey-green foliage.

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23rd June 2022 IN Advice & Guides
Our Green Roof Bike Shelter
Our Green Roof Bike Shelter

Our Green Roof Bike Shelter, located in our carpark, has been in place for a year and is providing nesting sites, shelter and food for lots of wildlife.

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15th June 2022 IN News
 
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