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Feeding the birds

By Pippa Greenwood in Wildlife
The hedge outside is covered with birds in all shapes and sizes, munching away at the many and left-overs I've put out for them. Continue reading...
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Robins in the garden

By Adam Pasco in Wildlife
[...] venture out into your garden over the coming days and you'll hopefully come face-to-face with your own resident robin. Continue reading...
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Home-grown Christmas dinner

By Lila Das Gupta in Allotments
One of our Christmas rituals is to leave the wrapping paper behind and take a walk to the allotment on Christmas day to harvest some parsnips. Continue reading...
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Spider eggs and Christmas crackers

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
23 December 2009 at 08:02
It's cold, there's snow on the ground, and all is quiet in the garden. But I've just been outside feeding the wildlife. Continue reading...
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Gardening tools

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
There are certain tools without which I cannot cope and others which I hardly ever use. Among my favourites are... Continue reading...
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Christmas gifts for gardeners

By Kate Bradbury in Gardeners' musings
Being a gardener, and partial to the odd gift, I like to think myself someone who knows a thing or two about Christmas gifts for gardeners. Continue reading...
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Algae in the garden

By Pippa Greenwood in Plants
I've always been fascinated by algae. These simple organisms take so many forms... But right now they've gone too far... Continue reading...
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Tomatoes: best varieties for flavour

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
Now we get down to the nitty-gritty of choosing the best flavoured tomato, and to my mind it has to be... Continue reading...
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Cherry trees

By Lila Das Gupta in Allotments
After buying a plum tree for the allotment, I started to think about other fruit that I have a soft spot for. So I couldn't resist ordering a morello cherry tree. Continue reading...
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Great spotted woodpeckers

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
[...] I often hear the tap-tap-tapping of great spotted woodpeckers from high up in the trees as they test the dead boughs for tasty insect morsels Continue reading...
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