Amateur Gardening

For great returns, grow Repeat flowerers

FOR many of us, 2021 is looking likely to be a year in which we feel the pinch. So looking for ways to get optimum value for money will be more important than ever. In the garden, this means getting the most from the available growing room – whatever the size of your plot. And the best way to do so is by choosing perennials, shrubs, trees and climbers that bloom more than once, or that have an especially long flowering season.

Come spring and summer, these will be the standout performers in borders and pots, earning their keep and justifying their space. But you shouldn’t wait until then to think about them. Forward planning is essential to ensure a

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