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The best crops for flavour

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
28 March 2013 at 17:06
Growing your own brings a host of benefits, like better freshness and saving money. Continue reading...
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Plant diseases and busy Lizzies

By Adam Pasco in Plants
18 March 2013 at 14:29
Every so often in gardening, something happens that is a real game changer. I’ve seen some devastating tree diseases in my lifetime. Continue reading...
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Preventing garlic rust

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
04 March 2013 at 16:15
I’ve grown garlic successfully for years. But last summer was an exception, as the warm, wet weather provided the perfect conditions for garlic rust to thrive. Continue reading...
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Early seed sowing

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
18 February 2013 at 15:08
This week I’ll get everything in place for early seed sowing. My sowing list includes greenhouse tomatoes, chillies and sweet peppers, plus a few half-hardy bedding varieties. Continue reading...
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Planting to cut winter fuel bills

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
04 February 2013 at 18:04
Research now shows that in addition to its aesthetic and wildlife value, ivy and plants trained against buildings help screen and insulate them from the cooling effect of cold wind. Continue reading...
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Edible dahlia tubers

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
21 January 2013 at 08:04
Dahlias always been a favourite in my garden, but for their flowers rather than tubers, which are apparently edible. Continue reading...
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Learning from 2012

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
07 January 2013 at 12:41
Given that extreme weather is something we might have to get used to, what can we learn from 2012? Continue reading...
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Christmas traditions

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
24 December 2012 at 07:55
Every family has their own Christmas traditions – the festive season just wouldn’t be the same without them. Continue reading...
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December gardening jobs

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
10 December 2012 at 11:49
With my (rather unflattering) beanie hat snugly pulled down, it’s time to work through my Seasonal Checklist… Continue reading...
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Dealing with a waterlogged garden

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
26 November 2012 at 16:26
I woke on Sunday morning to find a large lake on my lawn once again, with relentless rain falling on already saturated ground. Continue reading...
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