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Natural BALANCE

YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL

n the gold-awarded Morgan Stanley garden, designer Chris Beardshaw proved that it is possible to have a flower-filled garden that also ticks the right boxes in terms of recycling and repurposing, efficient water and energy use and practical plant choices. He repeated groups of plants, weaving a thread of colour throughout, using up to 100 different herbaceous plants, many low-water users like salvia, lavender, irises, scabiosa, geum, geranium, euphorbia and verbascum. His rationale: planting closer together crowds out weeds.

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