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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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Blackbirds nesting in my garden

By Adam Pasco in Wildlife
What better accolade is there for a gardener than the reward of having wildlife use the habitat created for them? Continue reading...
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Clematis at Gardeners' World Live

By Adam Pasco in Plants
I don't think I could live with a garden without clematis...when you come to a stand like this at Gardeners' World Live, you leave buzzing with ideas for the varieties you can grow. Continue reading...
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Bird baths

By Adam Pasco in Wildlife
Throwing out some bread and topping up seed and peanut feeders is one thing, but birds also need a constant supply of fresh water. Continue reading...
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Camellia

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Finally last week, my first camellia of the year opened fully to show off its golden anthers, set off to perfection against the delicate frill of pink petals. Continue reading...
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Oriental hellebore

By Adam Pasco in Plants
It's worth getting out into the garden even when the weather is so cold...there's a plant doing its own thing while everything around it is dull and dormant - the hellebore. Continue reading...
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My garden shed

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
As a gardener my shed is entirely functional... no stove, no bookshelf, no biscuits, just the tools of the trade. Continue reading...
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