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The no-dig method

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
09 December 2011 at 15:33
Can you get away with not digging, or is it an essential job? Continue reading...
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Autumn gardening jobs

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
28 November 2011 at 22:06
Many years ago our weather appeared to follow more defined and predictable seasons, and this dictated what gardening jobs should be done when. Continue reading...
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Growing onions: seeds versus sets

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
If you grow your own onions then one choice you have is whether to raise your crop from seed or from onion sets. Continue reading...
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Planting bulbs in lawns

By Adam Pasco in Plants
31 October 2011 at 16:22
When visiting large gardens during spring, I always admire the drifts of dwarf flowering bulbs growing up through wide expanses of grass. Continue reading...
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Worm composting all year round

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
I'm a great fan of wormeries. I feed all my kitchen waste to the hungry brandling worms inside the wormery bins, which turn it into wonderful compost. Continue reading...
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Choosing apple tree varieties

By Adam Pasco in Plants
I've planted dozens of fruit trees, and while some have been productive, carrying delicious crops, others have been very disappointing... Continue reading...
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Collecting and saving seeds

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
In the current climate of price rises and frozen salaries we're all looking for ways to save money. Continue reading...
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Growing multi-headed tulips

By Adam Pasco in Plants
I'm not sure why multi-headed tulips aren't more widely grown, as I've found their performance outstanding in patio pots. Continue reading...
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Gardening holidays

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
What an amazing fortnight I've had, cruising right round the British Isles in the company of over 300 gardeners [...] Continue reading...
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Growing fragrant sweet peas

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Ask any seed company to name their Top 10 bestselling flowers and you'll regularly find sweet peas in first place. Continue reading...
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