Gardening tips: plant heavenly bamboo - Zint Design
Heavenly bamboo is a well-behaved compact evergreen. Photograph: Alamy Plant this If you like the look of bamboo but don’t fancy it taking over your garden, try heavenly bamboo (Nandina domestica), which isn’t a bamboo at all, but a well-behaved compact evergreen shrub for full sun. Its foliage emerges purple-red in spring, turns green in summer then reverts to red in autumn, and there are small white flowers and red berries to enjoy, too. Height and spread: 1m x 1m. Cut this One of the most satisfying jobs this month is cutting back tall deciduous grasses such as alamagrostis and deschampsia. It’s