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jekka McVicars herb display

mageth

By Mageth


jekka McVicars herb display

the yellow plant in the background is woad



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looks like a picture postcard,,very pretty

24 May, 2009

 

Fantastic! Such a shame that it's Jekka's last time at Chelsea (as an exhibitor)...let's hope she comes back with a show garden next year...her plants and knowledge are incredible :)

24 May, 2009

 

Thanks sanbaz. It was the best display in the marquee for me, and huge. all the plants were herbs or had a medicinal purpose. Yes it would be great to see her do a garden Crazydi

25 May, 2009

 

Woad, what a name, very nice.

25 May, 2009

 

Didn't people use woad as a dye in days past.

29 May, 2009

 

Thats right Lindak. I think some craftspeople still use it. It was also used by the ancient Picts as body paint. I dont know when it flowers but would look good in a late summer border with oranges and reds

29 May, 2009



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