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What’s new in June – Lockdown month 3?

Bassill succulent garden

Pick of the Month

This Somerset West gardener says: "It’s small with a number of beds, but densely planted. I know relatively little about gardening
but I do know that I love it and the constant gifts and birdlife that it’s given me.”

In the newsletter, CHS News - 2020-06, see more of this garden and other plants.

CHS Chatter


Bay Leaves (Laurus nobilis): Fresh leaves have a nicer flavour than dried. Use when making casseroles, stock, soups and when cooking ham, salt beef or tongue.

Sage (Salvia officinalis): ...


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Plants in Season

Pop back next month to see what members have been growing in their suburban gardens.