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Reliable, colourful and easy Anemone

Reliable, colourful and easy Anemone...

In the flower bed Anemone coronaria will produce flowers over a period of several months. It is also an excellent subject for container gardening. Anemones have rich bright colours that are great for mass colour in garden beds in sunny positions. Anemones also make great cut flowers and produce successions of blooms over a long period. The Anemone family is a large one (over 120 species), but it is Anemone coronaria,...
Easy Irises — an introduction

Easy Irises — an introduction...

: Iris is an easily propagated perennial that comes in a rainbow of colours. Irises are among the easiest of perennials to grow, and they give an abundance of beauty with minimum care. From the stately bearded iris down to tiny plants that grow from bulbs, the iris provides a delicate beauty throughout the year. Irises are ancient garden plants, which were cultivated in parts of Asia long before the Christian Era....
Planting and caring for lilies

Planting and caring for lilies...

Lilies are favourites of florists, landscape designers, and home gardeners alike. Lilies are as easy to grow as any other perennial if you select varieties that are suited to your growing region and follow a few simple rules Choosing the bulbs and preparing the soil Most lilies will grow in any well drained soil. If possible, choose a north facing position (south facing in the northern hemisphere), on a slight slope...
Graceful Lilies are easy to grow

Graceful Lilies are easy to grow...

Lilies rank among the most beautiful, and graceful, of all summer-blooming plants. Lilies add rich colours and splendid form to almost any landscape. From the classic to the ornate, they will delight your senses and enhance your gardening experience. Lilies provide an easy to grow, colourful addition to your garden and landscape. By choosing a combination of early, mid-season, and late-blooming cultivars, you can...