Where To Plant Lupins In The UK

Lupins are a quintessential cottage garden plant. Its name originates from the Latin word “lupus” which means “wolf” or “destroyer” and refers to the old belief that Lupins exhausts nutrients and ravages land like a wolf. Despite their name, Lupins are actually able to improve the quality of the soil by making their own nitrogen …

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15 Shrubs To Grow In The Shade

If you have a north-facing garden or a space to fill under a tree there are some stunning shade-loving shrubs that have attractive foliage and others that produce showy flowers. We have compiled a list of some popular shrubs that will thrive in the shady part of your garden. Aucuba Japonica ‘Variegata’ A versatile slow-growing …

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