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Amaranthus Flower

Flowers have been used throughout the centuries for landscaping gardens but also for a food source. This tradition goes back many generations and has seen a resurgence with the growth of the artisan food culture in Ireland. The Amaranthus flower was used during the Aztrec period to prepare ritual drinks and foods. It has a strong red colour that really ... Read More »

Alyssum Flower

This flower is often called the sweet Alyssum. The flower has small honey scented flowers during the summer months which gives the name “sweet Alyssum”. Indigenous to the Mediterranean counties it has a white colour to its flowers. If you are landscaping your garden or trying to add some colour to the landscape this flower could brighten up your garden. ... Read More »

Althaea Flower

If you are interested in landscaping design for your garden then you should also be considering how you get that summer garden look.  One way of enhancing your gardens look is by planting flowers beds in your garden. Some flowers take more work than others to maintain but if you ask any landscaper they will tell you it is worth ... Read More »

Ageratum Flower

Flowers are a great way of giving your garden a visual lift. You don’t have to be a landscaping expert to plant flowers but having knowledge of flower types and growing seasons certainly does help. The Ageratum flower is a summer flower that performs well during the summer months. It has a long flowering season that lasts until the frost ... Read More »

Acroclinium Flower

The Acroclinium flower is from Australia and its proper latin name is Helipterum. It has strawy like pettles. This flower belongs to a group of “everlasting” flowers which can be cut and dried for winter decoration in your home. If you use this flower for landscaping garden designs it thrives best in full fun. The flowering period is July to ... Read More »