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Here at Lyndhurst, we have everything to satisfy your gardening needs. we have an extensive range of all varieties of plants, trees and shrubs constantly in stock, along with a large giftware range for that special occasion and a good homeware selection.
We have a coffee shop which serves hot meals, or light snacks and a wide range of beverages, also serving a large variety of ice creams and sundaes.
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Plant of the Week: Leucothoe
It's not often you find a shrub which offers handsomely arching branches of glossy evergreen leaves turning a deep, handsome red in autumn, plus fragrant white spring blossom - yet this easy-going beauty is not widely grown.
It's a superb choice for tubs and borders where its autumn colouring makes it an eyecatcher late in the season. It does need acid soil to colour up well, so if you don't have a low pH soil in the garden just pop it in a pot of ericaceous compost (available from our garden centre). Team with brilliant yellow-stemmed dogwood 'Flaviramea' and golden-variegated ivy for a spectacularly colourful winter container.
Guard against wind rock
Cut back tall deciduous shrubs like roses, mallow (Lavatera) and Buddleja davidii, reducing their height by about a third. Otherwise the wind can catch over-tall growth, pushing the plant about and loosening the roots. Cut back to a leaf joint, and mulch well afterwards to see them through winter.
Weeds, so the saying goes, are just plants in the wrong place. The trouble is, there are so many of them. However much you might think dandelions are pretty, or ground elder has elegant leaves, if you stop to admire them too long you (and your plants) will quickly be overrun.
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