Foxgloves in the Glendurgan Garden in Cornwall

Planting the Dry Shade Garden by Graham Rice: Book Review

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Just beyond the vibrant Greenhouse borders stand our nemeses; two enormous Leylandii. Initially planted over fifty years ago as a quick fix replacing demised Yew trees, they’re now as dear to us as Asbestos. Screening they certainly provide and evergreen they may be, but it’s their incessant desiccating of all that’s good in the soil, that creates such problems, especially for the few audacious plants around and underneath them, struggling […]