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How can you not be tempted by a plant with a name like Molopospermum peloponnesiacum?  I am becoming increasingly fond of this plant.  It was bought in May 2012 from Crug Plants and so right from the start it has fond memories associated with it of time spent with gardening friends.  I feel for the ferny foliage and although it was a little pricey for my budget I succumbed. The plant is… Read More

I was interested to see when I was watching Gardeners World last Friday Carol Klein talking about planting a bank. Living on the lower slopes of the Malvern Hills my garden certainly slopes.  I suppose you could say that the garden has been terraced in the loosest possible way.  The lower section has a slight incline and then there is a ‘dry stone’ wall of Malvern stone dug up from the garden. … Read More