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Guerrilla gardening and planting tulips

By Kate Bradbury in Gardeners' musings
Last Sunday was International Tulip Guerrilla Gardening Planting Day. Continue reading...
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Autumn heatwave

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
A disappointingly cold summer is often followed by predictions of a late heatwave. The predictions don't usually come true. Continue reading...
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Choosing plants for autumn colour

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
I'm actually quite relieved now that autumn is here [...] a great time for garden visits and choosing new trees and shrubs. 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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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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Garden birds and poppies

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
If you look closely you notice that many [poppy seedheads] are full of little holes, which make them look quite spooky and skull-like. Continue reading...
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Plants that evoke memories

By Kate Bradbury in Gardeners' musings
It's curious how plants - particularly scented ones - can trigger memories. Continue reading...
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Aphids

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
In my garden it's business as usual: lily beetles have been feasting on my lilies, while scale insects appear to have increased in number... But where are the aphids? Continue reading...
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Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2011

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is running this week and I have been lucky enough to get a quick preview prior to judging today. Continue reading...
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Watering greenhouse plants

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
At this time of year we need to be particularly attentive to plants, especially those in pots, baskets and growing bags. If compost is allowed to dry out plants soon suffer, and then the damage is done. Continue reading...
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