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Blind daffodils

By Pippa Greenwood in Plants
20 February 2013 at 07:52
The sun is shining and the daffodils are out. Nothing spells the start of spring like a mass of golden, trumpet-shaped narcissi. Continue reading...
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Garden birds in the snow

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
23 January 2013 at 17:33
There is still plenty of snow and ice in my neck of the woods. The ground is so slippery that my parked car slid backwards down the drive today. Continue reading...
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Cleaning the greenhouse

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
09 January 2013 at 13:02
I’m starting January with my customary clear out. I always clean the greenhouse at this time of year... Continue reading...
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Festive bird feeding

By Pippa Greenwood in Wildlife
26 December 2012 at 07:16
Over the festive period, we all usually have more leftover food than usual, so make sure you offer as much as possible to your garden birds. Continue reading...
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Winkworth Arboretum

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
12 December 2012 at 16:07
Recently, frustrated by my inability to get on with things in the garden, I decided to visit Winkworth Arboretum near Godalming, Surrey. Continue reading...
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Wind and rain damage in the garden

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
28 November 2012 at 10:37
With all the recent heavy rains, my garden is in a worse state than it gets into in the depths of a wet winter, and it's only the end of November. Continue reading...
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Ash tree dieback

By Pippa Greenwood in Plants
06 November 2012 at 16:36
The spread of chalara dieback of ash trees is such a tragedy. But I’m glad that this potentially devastating infection is finally being taken seriously. Continue reading...
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Halloween pumpkins

By Pippa Greenwood in Plants
30 October 2012 at 10:29
Last weekend I had to do something I don’t like to do - I bought some pumpkins. I did my best to be discreet and not get spotted, but it all went horribly wrong. Continue reading...
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Planting spring bulbs

By Pippa Greenwood in Plants
17 October 2012 at 17:07
The onset of autumn weather has been unusually late. But, undeterred, I’ve been indulging in something that tells me it must be autumn: planting bulbs. Continue reading...
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Autumn downpours

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
03 October 2012 at 09:46
I’m rarely one to look forward to a season being over, but from a gardening perspective at least, I’m happy to say farewell to summer 2012. Continue reading...
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