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Cats and catmint

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
I've grown numerous nepetas in gardens with cats and not had such horrific results... Continue reading...
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Reflections on Gardeners' World Live 2009

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
Our five-day extravaganza at BBC Gardeners' World Live has sadly come to an end for another year. Continue reading...
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Gardeners' World Live highlights

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
Gardeners' World Live is not, and has no desire to be, like the Chelsea Flower Show. There are no enormously expensive show gardens, no conspicuous champagne consumption and very few people wearing flowery hats. Continue reading...
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Gardeners' World Live 2009

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
My annual pilgrimage to Gardeners' World Live has arrived, and what a week it will be! Continue reading...
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Self-seeding plants

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
It's a wise gardener that makes room for the unexpected, and the rewards this can bring. Leave an area of soil bare and something will grow... Continue reading...
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Browsing botanic gardens

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
I don't often get to go and visit gardens. This is due to a combination of inertia and the appeal of being in my own garden, rather than somebody else's. Continue reading...
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Lifting and dividing

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
Casting an eye over my borders recently, I noticed that some of my plants were badly in need of splitting. Continue reading...
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Geoffrey Smith

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
His description of freshly picked pears and how the juice dribbled down his chin is legendary, and better than most arguments for growing your own fruit! Continue reading...
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Geoffrey Smith

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
I was deeply saddened to hear news that the gardening legend Geoffrey Smith died on Friday. Continue reading...
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Cleaning the greenhouse

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
...the daffodils have been stirring (in tandem with the snowdrops!) and I have the urge to spring clean the greenhouse. Continue reading...
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