1. Create a stumpery

    Create a stumpery

    Popular in Victorian times, stumperies are making a comeback. Not only do they create a feature of a shady spot in your garden, but they double up as a magical habitat for wildlife.
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  2. Coastal garden plants

    Coastal garden plants

    Gardening by the sea is a challenge and an adventure. It’s a challenge because of the very special problems posed by salt-carrying winds and even blown sand.
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  3. Container plants

    Container plants

    During summer, we spend a lot of time outdoors, entertaining and dining on our patios, so they need to be colourful and welcoming. Some gardens are so small that there’s only room for a patio or for a few plants growing in containers. So which ones are best?
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  4. Drought resisting plants

    Drought resisting plants

    Gardening in hot, dry, sunny beds, borders or whole gardens can be a challenge. Full sun and a fast-drying soil may mean relying on drought-resisting plants for success.
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  5. Hedge plants

    Hedge plants

    Hedges make brilliant property boundaries, as well as providing privacy. They’re also perfect for providing wind shelter and more interesting than a fence.
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  6. Shady plants

    Shady plants

    Shade in the garden has its benefits, but can also create difficult growing conditions for some plants. Suitable plants need to be able to tolerate these darker areas.
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  7. Chalky soils

    Chalky soils

    Chalky soils are derived from chalk or limestone and, as a result, are alkaline in nature. Suitable plants need to be able to tolerate these alkaline conditions.
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  8. Clay soils

    Clay soils

    A good, well-cultivated clay soil will grow just about any plant, thanks to its innate natural fertility. But poor clay soils prevent many plants growing well.
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  9. Sandy soils

    Sandy soils

    Sandy soils drain very quickly and hold little in the way of plant nutrients. Plants suitable for very sandy soils need to prefer dry and infertile conditions.
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