Sometimes a plant is so familiar that its’ true value as an ornamental can be overlooked. For me, one such plant is the sedge (Seisg in Gaelic for us Scots). From a bit of background reading I discovered it has its’ own “ology”; caricology is the study of sedges. Estimates vary between 1500 -2000 species … Continue reading What is caricology?
Do not let the common name –knotweed put you off, there are many worthy species available from garden centres, nurseries and me, see My Services. They are hardy and relatively fast growing without being aggressively invasive. They can easily be kept within their desired location and are perfect for reducing weeds. In winter they die … Continue reading Persicarias: Great low maintenance ground-cover and long flowering plants