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The Joy Of Perfumed Plants

By |July 8, 2024|15 Comments

It's summer. That means glorious sunny days with flower-filled gardens and air filled with heady fragrances. I found out by accident that abelias are perfumed Unless you're in my part of Britain, in which case [...]

An Experiment In Naturalism

By |May 27, 2024|14 Comments

I'd planned a leisurely morning. A bit of gentle pottering around in my own garden, then out later to deal with something at a garden I look after. My phone buzzed: fellow Ranter Marianne was in my [...]

GardenRant Voices

GardenRant is the work of these highly opinionated gardeners:


GardenRant welcomes “guest ranters” who want to take over our little piece of cyberspace for the day. Whether you’re in the plant industry or just an ordinary gardener with an axe to grind, you’re invited. Find out more here.