Carnations and Pinks

It’s my humble opinion that no garden is complete without the Dianthus family. Whether you’re a fan of the green carnation, the cinnamon scented Pink or the sugary Sweet William, or some of the tiny and delicate rock garden Dianthus, there’s something for everybody in the species. And by and large, they’re easy to grow perennials that will delight for year after year.

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Greenhouse Gardening – Gardenia Gardenia

People often return from holiday with the idea of growing a Gardenia as a houseplant, after seeing larger versions growing outdoors in hotter climates. The plant’s heady perfume from pure white flowers seems very appealing, … Read more