When it comes to ground cover – some plants just don’t know where to stop. With an expression like ‘ground cover’ you sometimes have to read between the lines in these gardening books and flower catalogues. ‘Ground cover’ sounds quite mild. But ‘garden hooligan’ or ‘plain thug’ might be a better description. Take the innocent-sounding …
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Plus a short glossary of other Scottish words that sneaked in.
Spring is here!
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