Give your garden a keen edge

Edging plants can make a garden look good with the minimum of effort, and they thrive in the wettest of summers, writes Ros Drinkwater.

18th August, 2007

Edging plants can make a garden look good with the minimum of effort, and they thrive in the wettest of summers, writes Ros Drinkwater.

What’s looking good in Ireland’s wettest summer on record ? Front of the border, edging plants that form dense mats and cushions studded with tiny beautiful blooms.

Many of these have their origins in Alpine locations, where keeping your head down is essential for survival.

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