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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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Moles revisited

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
[...] the appearance of a sort of open cast mine in the middle of one of my borders really didn't matter that much. Continue reading...
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Native plants

By Kate Bradbury in Wildlife
According to the Natural History Museum, if you want to grow native, you need to grow plants native to your postcode. Continue reading...
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Growing peppers

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
Peppers taste fantastic, they're good for you, easy to grow and look attractive, especially when laden with fruit... Continue reading...
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Wormery composters

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
What wonderful creatures composting worms are. I first set up my wormery compost container about 15 years ago, and it has been converting kitchen waste into compost ever since. Continue reading...
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