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Ferns in pots

By Adam Pasco in Plants
When the first hard frost struck in my garden at the end of October, it was the kiss of death for so much of the long-lasting summer colour... Continue reading...
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The crimson glory vine

By Adam Pasco in Plants
When I first saw the wonderful combination of ornamental vine and ivy, I had to replicate it in my own garden. Continue reading...
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Starlings

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
Every few days I just happen to look outside at the very moment a large flock (or should that be 'swarm'?) of starlings descends on my lawn. Continue reading...
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Acers in pots

By Adam Pasco in Plants
03 November 2008 at 11:21
You can't beat the autumn colour of acers, especially Japanese maples. Their bright, burning colours defy the cooling temperatures that have put a chill in the air over recent weeks. Continue reading...
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Nerine

By Adam Pasco in Plants
I don't want to be accused of neglect, but nerine really does like to be left undisturbed in the same pot for many years to get really pot bound... Continue reading...
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Fungi in lawns

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
Perhaps I'm just too cautious, but much as I enjoy eating mushrooms I just can't bring myself to eat wild fungi. Continue reading...
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Impatiens downy mildew

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Impatiens downy mildew was first discovered in the UK in about 2003. I've never come across it, and can't recall seeing any letters from Gardeners' World readers about it... Continue reading...
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Toby Buckland

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
As soon as news broke last Wednesday that Toby Buckland had been chosen as the new main presenter of Gardeners' World I tracked him down on his mobile to get his reaction. Continue reading...
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Gardeners' World - Toby Buckland

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
At last a decision has been made. Toby Buckland is the new main presenter of Gardeners' World, and what a brilliant choice. Continue reading...
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Clematis 'Arabella'

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Reliable, trouble-free plants are what we're all after, and Clematis 'Arabella' certainly fits the bill. Continue reading...
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