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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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Moth orchid

By Adam Pasco in Plants
I'm in love with the moth orchid. Not obsessed, no butterflies in the stomach, you understand. It's just that orchids are... perfect. Continue reading...
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New year welcome

By Adam Pasco in Plants
What a wonderful welcome to the new year to discover these beautiful seed pods on my Iris foetidissima. They really are a winter bonus, their bright shining seeds last for weeks. Continue reading...
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Seed catalogues

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
I love Christmas shopping. No, I'm not talking about battling down the High Street for gifts or fighting through crowds with a trolley laden with groceries. Continue reading...
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Shrubs for patio pots

By Adam Pasco in Plants
I'm always looking for plants that make an impact - things that will grab the attention and put on a good show. Continue reading...
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