Garden Designs

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March’s plant of the month

March’s plant of the month is Helleborus argutifolius or the holly-leaved hellebore. It is an evergreen perennial which grows to 1 metre tall with stout stems with spiny toothed leaves. It has bowl-shaped, nodding, pale green flowers in large open clusters. It likes a sunny or partially shaded spot in a sheltered position in moist but well drained soil. It’s great in beds and borders for underplanting of shrubs and

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What to do in your garden in March

Hopefully spring is now in the air! The top gardening jobs for March in the ornamental garden include:- – Scrape away a layer of old compost of permanently potted plants and top dress with fresh compost; – Cut back perennials left with top growth over the winter; – Divide overcrowded clumps of herbaceous perennials and replant them; – Prepare ground for sowing a new lawn or repairing one; – Redefine

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February’s plant of the month

February’s plant of the month is the humble Snowdrop. Snowdrop or Galanthus are dwarf bulbous perennials with linear or strap-shaped leaves, and solitary, often honey-scented, nodding flowers with 3 white outer tepals and 3 smaller inner ones often marked with green. They grow to approximately 20cm in height, with broad, grey-bloomed, dark green pleated leaves and solitary white flowers. They are hardy and prefer most garden aspects except north facing. They liked

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What to do in your garden in February

It’s February! Here are the jobs you can be doing in your garden this month:- – Trim winter flowering heathers as flowers fade; – Cut back late summer and autumn flowering clematis to the lowest pair of strong buds; – Sow bedding annual seeds (Begonia/Pelargonium); – Prune winter-flowering shrubs that have finished flowering; – Prune hardy evergreen hedges and renovate overgrown deciduous hedges before birds start nesting; – Plant deciduous hedges

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Current Garden Design Projects

We are currently working on the following garden design projects:- Steading garden near Newmachar – redesign of front, side and back gardens. New build garden in Ellon – redesign of front, side and back gardens. New build garden in Dunecht – redesign of back garden as a wildlife garden. Contemporary style garden in Inverurie – front and back garden redesign. New build garden in Cults – planting design for front

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