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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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Cruising with Gardeners' World

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
We had a good time, but in the same breath I have to say it's great being back - Matt Biggs and I have just returned from hosting the Gardeners' World magazine Gardening Cruise with 128 fellow gardeners. Continue reading...
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Death in mysterious circumstances

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
I have cats. Every so often I have to live with the guilt that they kill the local wildlife. Continue reading...
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More verbosity about Verbenas...

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Plants
I wanted to add my voice to a theme that has already been breached on these pages by the blessed Adam and responded to by a number of you. Continue reading...
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Loch Ness blackberries

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
At last something is going right in my kitchen garden! My blackberry crop is fantastic and to avoid a painful harvest I only grow thornless blackberries. Continue reading...
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