Top 10 early spring plants
Top 10 early spring plants

It was the first time I really felt like planting this weekend... beautiful spring sunshine and the garden was calling out for attention! If you'd like some guidance on early spring plants, here are Jake's top 10 favourite plants for this time of year.

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3rd February 2021 IN Guides
Top 10 plants for Autumn Interest
Top 10 plants for Autumn Interest

Which plants will carry on looking good throughout autumn and into winter? Our Plant Manager, Jake, reveals his favourites.

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12th September 2019 IN Guides
How to make a Christmas wreath
How to make a Christmas wreath

Each year the staff at the Beth Chatto Gardens get together for a wreath-making evening in December. Here's how to make your own wreath.

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14th December 2017 IN Guides
Make a Dogwood Heart
Make a Dogwood Heart

A simple, but lovely alternative to a wreath is a dogwood heart decoration

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14th December 2017 IN Guides
How to grow herbs and what to do with them
How to grow herbs and what to do with them

We love herbs! Not only do they look pretty in containers and borders, attract bees and butterflies, but they also smell and taste delicious

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31st July 2017 IN Guides
Hemerocallis (Day lily)
Hemerocallis (Day lily)

They’re not particularly fashionable I suppose, but if there’s one reliable perennial you should have for your garden it’s got to be the day lily...but it is a travesty to eat them...

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13th July 2017 IN Guides
Top 10 Moisture-Loving Plants
Top 10 Moisture-Loving Plants

For a lot of people a constantly damp or boggy soil is potentially a problem, but that needn’t be the case. There are many plants that will survive and indeed thrive in such conditions. I feel these plants should be considered for your own garden if you have a wet or damp soil.

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22nd June 2017 IN Guides
 
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