Colourful camellias

By Adam Pasco in Plants
The mild March weather has produced some colourful displays of camellias in my garden. In fact, I think they're the best I've enjoyed for many, many years. Continue reading...
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Planting potatoes

By Jane Moore in Allotments
This week ... a small impromptu conference took place on my plot to discuss the weighty topic of potatoes. Continue reading...
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Growing your own cut flowers

By Pippa Greenwood in Plants
Growing your own cut flowers is pure luxury, but it's also a great way to save money. Continue reading...
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The first bumblebee of the year

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
The first bumblebee of the year flies past like an animated boot brush. Continue reading...
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Pollen

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Plants
We were sitting in my in-laws' kitchen, when suddenly it seemed that a great cloud of smoke blew across the garden... Continue reading...
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Summer-flowering bulbs

By Adam Pasco in Plants
March is an expensive month - I'm often tempted to order far too many summer bulbs from both mail-order companies and the internet. Continue reading...
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Sowing seeds

By Jane Moore in Allotments
Although the soil is warming up nicely I'm determined not to sow too early. It's easy to get lulled into a false sense of security at this time of year. Continue reading...
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Buying fruit trees

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
Home-grown fruit is something I find difficult to resist; fruit trees make great ornamental, as well as edible, plants. Continue reading...
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Jays

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
Sunday, and the spring sunshine hit East Dulwich with a blast of warmth that has got everything moving again... Continue reading...
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Designing a new garden

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Plants
I've been busy redesigning a great chunk of my garden. It's an important area, overlooked by our kitchen and bedroom windows so it's the first thing I see every morning when I stagger out of bed. Continue reading...
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