The Green Roof – in June

Here is a view across part of the green roof, showing how far it has come on since my last Green Roof update. The plants have become establishes, and I have added many new plants which are all thriving in just 7 to 13cm of soil, with only occasional watering – once or twice per month – to help them through their first year.

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Late spring flowers for dappled shade

Woodland gardens are often spring events, as many plants scramble to flower and set seed in the brief window of opportunity before the overhead leaves close the canopy. For the woodland gardener then, the challenge is to find plants that extend …

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