Leaf scorch

By Pippa Greenwood in Plants
Even though we've not had a great summer so far in Hampshire, the leaves of many of my garden plants are suffering from scorch. Continue reading...
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Growing fragrant sweet peas

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Ask any seed company to name their Top 10 bestselling flowers and you'll regularly find sweet peas in first place. Continue reading...
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Growing veg in containers: keep it cropping

By Kate Bradbury in Grow & eat
As container-grown fruit and veg start to crop, it's important keep your eye on the ball to ensure they stay productive. Continue reading...
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Strasbourg

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
I'm on my way through the old city of Strasbourg, and gardens here are vanishingly small. Continue reading...
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Starting a veg patch

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Grow & eat
My elder son Archie made his first vegetable garden this year, in the back garden of a slightly scummy, student infested house in deepest Peckham. Continue reading...
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Sunflowers and hoverflies

By Kate Bradbury in Plants
For me, the competition to grow a giant sunflower is over. My six sunflowers are either in flower or just about to bloom... Continue reading...
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Cherries, plums and gages

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
Our plum and gage trees are laden with fruit - so much so that the heavy crops are bending branches. Continue reading...
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Ornamental veg

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
We all want colour in our gardens, so what about colour in our veg plots and allotments? Continue reading...
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Gardening for bats

By Kate Bradbury in Wildlife
It's easy to consider bees and birds when gardening - we see plenty of them if we grow the right plants - but what about bats? Continue reading...
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Plume moths

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
On Monday I was stopped by one of the teachers at six-year-old's school and shown an image of a brightly coloured moth on his phone. Continue reading...
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