Snowed in

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
...everything looks all white and clean and beautiful and the garden has no visible imperfections. Continue reading...
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A snow-covered garden

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
Most of us were probably keener to stay warm indoors during the snow than venture outside to clear snow from plants. Continue reading...
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Snow

By Jane Moore in Allotments
... I got some great shots of a bird's footprints in the snow but I'm not sure I can identify the bird! Continue reading...
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Protecting daffodil shoots

By Pippa Greenwood in Plants
When we moved into our house we planted daffodil bulbs by the sackful. The result each spring is phenomenal - our drive is flanked with gold. Continue reading...
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Hibernating wasps

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
It's so easy to disturb hibernating insects during winter tidying. The thing to remember is not to rouse them before their time, or they'll surely perish. Continue reading...
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Introducing Parrotia persica

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Plants
Do you know a tree called Parrotia persica? At this time of year it is a light among the gloom. Continue reading...
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Scented bulbs

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Breathe deeply as you enter my sitting room this month and you'll take in the powerful, almost intoxicating fragrance of paper-white narcissi. Continue reading...
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Pecked by pigeons

By Jane Moore in Allotments
After my shame-faced confession of last week, I thought I'd better get up the plot and see how everything was doing. Continue reading...
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Hibernating insects

By Pippa Greenwood in Wildlife
I felt like the man on the moon looking down on earth and witnessing a catastrophe. Continue reading...
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Bug boxes

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
I've always been rather sceptical about the benefits of bug boxes, ladybird and lacewing hotels... Continue reading...
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