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I hate to say I have had a good gardening weekend when so many people are coping with floods or howling gales,  but I have.  At this time of year I think we are grateful for any time we can steal to get outside and work in the garden so I was thrilled to steal about 3 hours over the two days this weekend. I have spent most of the time picking… Read More

I always find this time of year abit difficult.  I love the changing colours of the leaves on the trees but as I tidy up the garden I start to feel despondant because it looks a mess.  Its definately not what you would call a winter garden!  Having seen some pictures of beautiful winter gardens in Gardens Illustrated today – lovely clipped hedges and topiary glimmering with frost, the comparison with my… Read More