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Gardening Infographic

No Comments 23 November 2013

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Plant Heritage

No Comments 13 February 2013

The new Shoot Marketplace features Plant Heritage collection holders’ plants for sale. Plant Heritage is the world’s leading garden plant conservation charity.  The charity’s mission is to encourage the conservation of cultivated plants in the British Isles and educate the public in the importance of cultivated plant conservation.  Plant Heritage manages the National Plant Collection […]

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Plants

Living Wall

2 Comments 23 June 2012

Episode 13 of BBC Gardeners World recently featured a living wall of plants which visitors could add their own plants to. The Living Wall feature shows the types of plants suited to growing vertically in a sunny position, a shady spot and those plants perfect for attracting bees and butterflies into a garden. Inspired by […]

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Plants

March Plant of the Month

No Comments 01 March 2012

Choisya ternata AGM or Mexican Orange Blossom is our plant of the month for March. It is an evergreen shrub which hails from Mexico and prefers the warmest position in the garden. See all Choisya listed in Shoot. Add Choisya ternata to your Plants I want list Read more about the plant of the month […]

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January Plant of Month

No Comments 01 January 2012

Sarcococca confusa is our plant of the month for January. It is an evergreen shrub which can be planted in the border or in a container. The common names for this plant are Sweet box and Christmas Box. The genus Sarcococca (Winter box) has sweetly scented pure white flowers. It flowers from December to March […]

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Aquilegia

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More plants added to Shoot

7 Comments 25 November 2011

Shoot has almost 12,000 plants listed in the plant finder A-Z database. We are always adding new plants for our members and now we are working with plant nurseries to add even more unusual plants to the Shoot database! Carrie Thomas of Touchwood Plants (the holder of two National Collections of Aquilegias in the UK for […]

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