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Glory be!

By Adam Pasco in Plants
They were a long time coming, but my Glory Lily has finally started flowering. It was my fault really, as I should have planted the tubers earlier in the year. Continue reading...
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Succulent success

By Adam Pasco in Plants
I can't be the only one looking for foolproof plants to brighten the patio during summer, but it's always nice to try something a little different too. Continue reading...
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Tigers and peacocks

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Gardeners' World Magazine is often the first port of call for people trying to identify an unknown plant, and every summer I can guarantee receiving at least one photo of a particular Mexican bulb that has left someone baffled. Continue reading...
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Loch Ness blackberries

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
At last something is going right in my kitchen garden! My blackberry crop is fantastic and to avoid a painful harvest I only grow thornless blackberries. Continue reading...
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Bug box

By Adam Pasco in Wildlife
I'm always looking for ways to make wildlife in my garden feel more welcome and at home. After all, it has just as much right to be there as I do. Continue reading...
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A plumb job

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
What a disappointment! The plums looked lovely, as my picture shows, but they taste of nothing...Is it just me or are plums everywhere particularly tasteless this year? Continue reading...
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In the pink

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Hydrangeas exhibit a chameleon-like characteristic, changing flower colour according to the type of soil they're growing in. Continue reading...
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New arrivals

By Adam Pasco in Wildlife
We've had some new arrivals in our neighbourhood recently. The Rat Family arrived next door, taking up residence in their new development... Continue reading...
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Lost crop of the Incas

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
At last my achocha have been planted... later than I wanted, but time has been against me and I didn't fancy getting soaked in a July deluge! (Call this global warming?). I love the way unusual crops, like achocha, always get visitors to my garden talking. Continue reading...
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