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My garden this weekend – 21st September 2014

Unlike some parts of the country we have been lucky to have a couple of days rain towards the end of the week.  It was mostly light persistent rain but there were a few real downpours which have filled up … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual

As a gardener who uses their greenhouse for more than tomatoes and annual seedlings I was interested to receive a review copy of The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual by Roger Marshall from Timber Press.  There aren’t many books on greenhouse gardening … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 10/9/14 – Rudbeckia

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My Garden This Weekend – 7th September 2014

Autumn and the season of bounty is definitely upon us.  My step over apples have generous crops of apples considering how small the trees are; not bad for their third year. I finished off my period of annual leave by … Continue reading

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End of Month View – August 2014

I have been off work for just short of two weeks and have completely lost track of time and the date so unfortunately the photos for this post were taken at midday when the sun was shining in my eyes … Continue reading

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The importance of yellow in the border

My small-scale quest to find examples of good late summer borders, and in particular mixed borders looking good now, has continued.  Hampton Court in Herefordshire is a pleasant cross-country hours drive from me and a garden I visit at some … Continue reading

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Stockton Bury Gardens – August

Some may recall that earlier this year I set out to visit Stockton Bury Gardens, a garden local to me, on a regular basis.  I have to admit I failed to make a monthly visit for far too many reasons … Continue reading

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