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Plant support

By Adam Pasco in Plants
I always have a dilemma in April, choosing the right plant supports for my tall border perennials... Continue reading...
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Hardy annuals

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Some people get a bit snobby when it comes to flowers. Perennials usually come high in the pecking order for the 'must have' plants of the moment, but when did you last hear anyone singing the praises of hardy annuals? Continue reading...
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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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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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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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Growing strawberry plants

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
If you want fast fruit then look no further than strawberries... Continue reading...
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Geoffrey Smith

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
I was deeply saddened to hear news that the gardening legend Geoffrey Smith died on Friday. Continue reading...
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Rose pruning

By Adam Pasco in Plants
It's rose pruning time again. I could debate the merits of autumn pruning over spring, but I've always believed spring really is the best time to tackle pruning. Continue reading...
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Exotic plants in winter

By Adam Pasco in Plants
For many years now I've enjoyed watching a Canary Island date palm grow and flourish in a garden by the traffic lights near the end of my road. 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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