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    Inspiration

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    Right plant right place
    Design service

    Bespoke borders designed by Helen

    If you are not too sure about what to plant where in your beds and borders, our garden designers are on hand to help. Click here for more details or e-email me on ineedhelp@crocus.co.uk

    Ready-made borders - Shady Sanctuary
     
    Plant Combination 'Less is more'

    Plant Combination "Less is more"

    Sometimes the simplest schemes are the most effective - like this one, which offers year-round interest.

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    In flower this month

    Find out what's adding colour in the garden now.

    Monthly choice

    Helen's monthly choice

    Our in-house plant doctor and garden designer picks her top plants for December.

     
    How to plant a herbaceous border

    Latest video: How to plant a herbaceous border

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    Monthly musings
    What's your style?

    Diaries

    Sally on allotments

    Sally on allotments

    Double your money

    16 December, 2014

    Right about now, I’m starting to think about pruning my autumn-fruiting raspberries. They’re good old...

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    James on plants

    James on plants

    Boxing clever

    16 December, 2014

    The world would look very different without box. Obviously I mean the plant not the container. If we were without...

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    Laetitia on being creative

    Laetitia on being creative

    Lemon Verbena

    27 June, 2014

    One of my very first knock-you-over moments in gardening came when I went to visit a gorgeous house...

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    Mark on Chelsea

    Mark on Chelsea

    The Laurent-Perrier Team

    22 May, 2014

    After all the hard work of the last few weeks it was time to celebrate last night. Everyone involved with...

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    Troubleshooting

    We've put together this section of the website to help answer as many of your questions about common pests, diseases and weeds as possible.

    What type of soil do you have?

    We've teamed up with the National Soil Resources Institute to help identify your soil type. Type your postcode into the box and click 'find my soil type'.

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    Crocus care tips

    Crocus care tips

    When it comes to the autumn tidy, many gardeners fall into two camps. Some will do a complete clear-out, leaving nothing out of place, while others take a more relaxed approach and let everything rot down naturally.

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    What kind of gardener are you?

    Let us help you decide what type of gardener you are and the style of garden you are trying to create.

    Keen but clueless
    Adventurous
    Pushed for time
    Nature-lover
    Style conscious
    Concerned parent
    City dweller
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