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Wrapping up plants for winter

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
26 November 2014 at 09:05
It’s been a very long autumn – in a good way. It’s also been mild, which has meant the autumn colour was nothing like as good as usual. But then, very suddenly, we had a sharp drop in temperature. Continue reading...
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Looking back

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
24 November 2014 at 07:17
...the team of bloggers at GW have certainly covered some ground over the years writing about topical subjects, sharing stories and insights, highlighting fashions and trends. Continue reading...
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Trees for small gardens revisited

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
17 November 2014 at 16:45
I am very proud of the fact that I wrote what I believe may be the most read gardenersworld.com blog. It was about trees for small gardens... Continue reading...
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Collecting animal skulls

By Kate Bradbury in Gardeners' musings
14 November 2014 at 11:19
I seem to have developed an interest in bones. Not for purposes of enriching the soil or anything to do with biodynamic growing practices; I just like them. Continue reading...
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Digging beds and borders

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
10 November 2014 at 11:46
I’m a fan of feeding the soil rather than the plants, and I regularly sow green manure crops in empty spaces to make the most of this homegrown resource for improving my soil. Continue reading...
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Composting

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
03 November 2014 at 15:41
... at this time of year, as the garden begins to fade and the winter closes in, we are all faced with an awful lot of dead and dying vegetation. Continue reading...
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Planting bulbs and hiding bulbs

By Kate Bradbury in Gardeners' musings
31 October 2014 at 10:29
I spent a lovely afternoon in the autumn sunshine on Monday, planting bulbs. They were planted in pots and troughs, on windowsills, steps and next to doors. Continue reading...
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Preventing damage from winter moth caterpillars

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
30 October 2014 at 09:21
Preventing damage from winter moth caterpillars is on my to-do list. These yellowy-green menaces can do a lot of damage to trees, both edible and ornamental. Continue reading...
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Dealing with vine weevil

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
27 October 2014 at 12:41
Walking past my pots of sedum one day, every single stem had come away from the compost, and I immediately recognised the cause. Vine weevil! Continue reading...
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Summer clings on

By Kate Bradbury in Gardeners' musings
03 October 2014 at 10:00
September was the driest since records began, and it was unusually warm, as well. This contrasts with August, which was the eighth wettest on record. Continue reading...
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