Fungi in lawns

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
Perhaps I'm just too cautious, but much as I enjoy eating mushrooms I just can't bring myself to eat wild fungi. Continue reading...
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Composting

By Jane Moore in Allotments
It may have been a lousy summer for growing many crops but the wet weather bodes well for my compost. Continue reading...
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Wagtails

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
I was in Peckham Rye Park on Monday and saw a wagtail strutting about by the small stream that runs past. Continue reading...
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Leaf miner

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
I parked in a side street in Forest Hill last week and walking down to the Horniman Museum I noticed something odd with a small Norway maple, Acer platanoides, growing in a rather untidy hedge. Continue reading...
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Impatiens downy mildew

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Impatiens downy mildew was first discovered in the UK in about 2003. I've never come across it, and can't recall seeing any letters from Gardeners' World readers about it... Continue reading...
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Toby Buckland

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
As soon as news broke last Wednesday that Toby Buckland had been chosen as the new main presenter of Gardeners' World I tracked him down on his mobile to get his reaction. Continue reading...
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Sweet peas

By Jane Moore in Allotments
A bunch of sweet peas is far better than any air freshener, and the pastel colours are simply enchanting. Continue reading...
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Gardeners' World - Toby Buckland

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
At last a decision has been made. Toby Buckland is the new main presenter of Gardeners' World, and what a brilliant choice. Continue reading...
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Hornets and hoverflies

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
I'm called to the end of the garden by the 10-year-old. "Daddy, is that a hornet?" she asks, pointing to a big brown insect sitting on a leaf near the swing. Continue reading...
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Gardening blogs of the world

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
There are a lot of gardening blogs out there, so I thought it would be interesting to take you on a short tour of some that might be of interest. Continue reading...
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