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~ Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh Sweet Chamomile ~

Advantages: A healing herb that is cheerful to see
Disadvantages: Does require a little consideration

~ Chamomile ~ Continuing my theme of working my way through the herbs in my garden here I am reviewing Chamomile another plant I remember from my youth, this time as a wild plant growing in established grassland meadows. ~*~ History: Chamomile is pa ...

LiveMusicLoverLyn 29.08.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Chamomile

Salvia Nemorosa Cardonna to give my plant its proper name

Advantages: pretty
Disadvantages: slugs eat them

I have some Salvia nemorosa Caradonna plants by my front door that I shall be reviewing today. This plant sometimes called Balkan clary 'Caradonna' This plant is a native of Europe. >Salvia nemorosa relatives and varieties. Salvia nemorosa Carrdonna is ...

mumsymary 06.08.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Salvia Nemorosa

It'll warm the cockles of your heart!

Advantages: Easy care, well behaved (!) wild flower, unusual, bee-friendly
Disadvantages: Prone to wind damage in exposed locations

This is another plant that I grow for its benefit to pollinating insects, but I grew it prior to developing that awareness simply because it is attractive. I came across it ten years or more ago in a book of garden plants and got some seeds. Looking at i ...

2mennycds 08.07.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Corn Cockle (Agrostemma Githago) Seeds

My Lily in the porch is named Calla

Advantages: elegant
Disadvantages: poisonous

...A week or two ago the potted plant which I display in my front porch widow started to look tatty. When in Morrison's I bought myself a Calla Lilly/Zantedeschia also called trumpet lilies or Lily of the Nile or Alum Lilly. I have not often had this lily be ...

mumsymary 15.06.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Calla Lily

Bluegrass for your garden - no banjo needed!

Advantages: Striking colour, non-invasive, versatile plant along flowers or foliage plants
Disadvantages: None - unless you dislike grasses

In case you don't understand the title- bluegrass is the term for banjo/mandolin/ fiddle/ guitar music that originated in the "bluegrass" state of the US! A few years ago I decided to introduce a few ornamental grasses to my garden, and this was the fir ...

2mennycds 01.06.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Festuca Glauca (Elijah Blue)