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~Underestimated & Underused ~ Another Daisy Like Plant ~

Advantages: Healing and disinfectant properties
Disadvantages: A little particular

Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium I had not thought much either way about growing Feverfew in my garden. Another herb that has daisy like flowers, it is similar in appearance to Chamomile. However use wise and the way it grows are quite different. Here i ...

LiveMusicLoverLyn 04.09.2016 · Read full review
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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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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