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Growing hebes

By Kate Bradbury in Plants
05 January 2012 at 17:46
I used to be a bit sniffy about hebes. I considered the majority of them inelegant and boring – bog standard shrubs you find in a variety of municipal situations... Continue reading...
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Strange beetle larva

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
03 January 2012 at 11:22
Apparently, gardeners sometimes have a look around to see what other gardeners are growing in their gardens [...] but I have a look to see what other wildlife they are finding. Continue reading...
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New Year resolutions for the garden

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Plants
01 January 2012 at 15:41
Your garden is one of the few places where you can make easily attainable New Year resolutions. Continue reading...
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Moss

By Kate Bradbury in Gardeners' musings
30 December 2011 at 12:00
A few mounds of moss have started to grow on my garden walls. I never thought I’d see the day – the walls seemed too clean, too sterile, when I moved in... Continue reading...
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Recycling Christmas trees

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
28 December 2011 at 10:42
I love real Christmas trees - the look of them, the aroma of the needles [...] Continue reading...
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Twelve gardening jobs for Christmas

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
26 December 2011 at 08:00
[...] I've made a list of 12 things I really must get done - my gardening essentials for the 12 days of Christmas. Continue reading...
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Making a wormery

By Kate Bradbury in Gardeners' musings
23 December 2011 at 13:30
My garden is too small to have two compost bins, so I’ve fashioned a temporary wormery using a large bucket. Continue reading...
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Robins

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
19 December 2011 at 15:36
I’m going to run a Christmas card count this year — which animal will feature most often in these seasonal greetings? Continue reading...
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Choosing holly varieties to grow

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Plants
16 December 2011 at 17:08
If you want a really good berrying holly for your garden then here are my top three[...] Continue reading...
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Christmas gifts for gardeners

By Kate Bradbury in Gardeners' musings
16 December 2011 at 15:04
What should you get the gardener in your life for Christmas? Another pair of secateurs? Some garden twine? Continue reading...
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