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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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Growing spring bulbs

By Adam Pasco in Plants
I love daffodils and spring bulbs. To get the best from these wonderful flowers, I plant up a dozen plastic aquatic baskets with spring bulbs... Continue reading...
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Mangetout and sugar snap peas

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I'm already flouting my New Year resolution to abstain from growing crops that require regular picking. Continue reading...
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Growing early potatoes

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
I remember sitting in gloomy horror as the full array of chemicals used on mass-produced potatoes was revealed. Continue reading...
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Newts

By Richard Jones in Wildlife
Inside the chow mein box, curled up in some soil is a tiny newtlet, or is it a newtling? Anyway, a baby newt. Continue reading...
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Lifting and dividing

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
Casting an eye over my borders recently, I noticed that some of my plants were badly in need of splitting. Continue reading...
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