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The Gardening Coach

Catharine Howard is the Gardening Coach. Contact her for gardening advice and visit www.thegardeningcoach.co.uk for more information.

Looking down on this dahlia?

It is Dahlia cactus Orfeo pictured here  with  Pennisetum setaceum Rubrum. This past May I got dahlia  tubers from de Jagar Bulbs and grew them on in pots to pop into vacant ground to bouff up a garden for a September wedding.   With the squirrely grass, rescue came to a difficult  yellow wall in the site-line of the nuptial handshake queue.

Black and magenta provided the perfect foil.  We are talking plant installation for a wedding as I do not suppose for a moment that either of these subjects could slug it out in the heat at the base of the wall.  Agapanthus will be the great blue hope for a proper planting.

The wall follows below in all its yellowness.

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