This window box filled with sedum, marjoram, thyme and origanum is perfect encouragement for butterflies.
One of the French country names for the nasturtium means ‘nose-twitcher’ and refers to the peppery smell of the plant.
There are about 30 species in this wonderful genus of which only four or five are commonly grown.
There are 85 species of yarrow as well as a considerable number of cultivars.
This is a genus of about 100 species and 50 cultivars.
Actaeas have been grown for generations, mainly for their coloured berries.
A romantic name for a romantic fern.
A very attractive genus of about ten species.
This genus is not seen as often as it deserves to be.
A perennial with compound
pointed leaves, covered in soft hairs.
A large genus of 250 species of which a number are in cultivation.
Alstroemeria are known mainly as cut flowers, but increasingly, they are becoming popular as a garden plant.
A hardy perennial with a creeping rhizome, and usually unbranched stems.
There is not always time to wait for a window box to grow and this is one solution. Fill your container with potted plants and as the season progresses, you ring the changes by removing the ones that aren't their best and replace with new ones.
This is a large genus of garden plants offering several distinct forms.