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...and so to bed

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Plants
There is a tendency among some gardeners to look down their noses at bedding. I admit that I used to share their prejudices. Continue reading...
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Mistletoe

By Richard Jones in Plants
It was a bit of a hectic week last week, as gastric flu spread through my family. I tried to get out into the field on Monday and Tuesday to do a bit of survey work. Continue reading...
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Succulent success

By Adam Pasco in Plants
I can't be the only one looking for foolproof plants to brighten the patio during summer, but it's always nice to try something a little different too. Continue reading...
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Heavenly horticultural fleece

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
Thank heavens for fleece. I have yet to discover exactly what it is made from, and I suspect that it may not fit totally in to the 'environment friendly/recycled' preference that I have...but it is great stuff. Continue reading...
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Plants by post

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I can't believe it's September already! There's even a hint of autumn in the air, the holly berries are starting to turn and there have been heavy dewfalls overnight as well. Continue reading...
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Tigers and peacocks

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Gardeners' World Magazine is often the first port of call for people trying to identify an unknown plant, and every summer I can guarantee receiving at least one photo of a particular Mexican bulb that has left someone baffled. Continue reading...
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Pussy galore

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
Like Richard I too own a cat of which I am quite fond - she is what my daughter calls "middle sized" in other words tending towards the tubby. She is very good at sleeping and dismembering mice on my office floor. Continue reading...
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More mischief

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
Our tomatoes have not done very well this year, a combination of slow start and inadequate watering whilst we were away on holiday. Continue reading...
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Wheely quite interesting

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
In an idle moment this week (while sitting waiting for a temporary traffic light on the A5, if you really want to know) I found myself thinking about wheelbarrows. Continue reading...
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Distinctive angles

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
Today on a fencepost, I saw the beautiful angular art-deco prize of an angle Shades, Phlogophora meticulosa. Continue reading...
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