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Wasp alert

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
2007 will be remembered as a very good year for wasps. But before people start complaining about their vicious stings and bad tempers, I must point out that wasps are actually our friends. Continue reading...
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Bug box

By Adam Pasco in Wildlife
I'm always looking for ways to make wildlife in my garden feel more welcome and at home. After all, it has just as much right to be there as I do. Continue reading...
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Ant attack

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
It may not be 'nice', it may not be kind, and it certainly isn't my normal style... but I've taken to victimising ants! Continue reading...
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Purple-sprouting passion

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I'm busily into planting up all the winter and spring crops - all my brassicas including kale, cabbages and purple-sprouting broccoli. Continue reading...
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Scraping the barrel

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Plants
The time has probably come to say something a little contentious: there are some plants that are so dreadful that they should never have been invented. Continue reading...
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A plumb job

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
What a disappointment! The plums looked lovely, as my picture shows, but they taste of nothing...Is it just me or are plums everywhere particularly tasteless this year? Continue reading...
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Summer's here!

By Jane Moore in Allotments
This week it's looking like summer at last! I think we're all getting some sun and, boy, is it a welcome sight. Continue reading...
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Tasty tomatoes

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
This is the time of year when I go tomato crazy. Suddenly I've gone from eating relatively few tomatoes to buying punnet loads from the shops. Continue reading...
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In the pink

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Hydrangeas exhibit a chameleon-like characteristic, changing flower colour according to the type of soil they're growing in. Continue reading...
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Leaf Miners

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
Whilst out running in Peckham Rye Park earlier this week I noticed that the leaves of the horse chestnut trees are starting to show pale brown blotching all over. Continue reading...
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