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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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Manure

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
...if you want the satisfaction (and smell) of a bit of real muck, then here are some of your options... Continue reading...
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Snowed in

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
...everything looks all white and clean and beautiful and the garden has no visible imperfections. Continue reading...
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A snow-covered garden

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
Most of us were probably keener to stay warm indoors during the snow than venture outside to clear snow from plants. Continue reading...
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Charles Darwin and worms

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
Darwin kept worms in tanks in his study and spent many hours observing their behavior, assessing their intelligence and measuring their sensitivity to heat, cold and light. Continue reading...
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Garden frost

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
Thankfully most of our garden plants are hardy enough to withstand frost and snow, but I live in hope that temperatures have dropped low enough to kill off some overwintering pests... Continue reading...
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Lawn trouble

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
I've never been much of a lawn buff. Mine is definitely more of a patch of grass than a lawn, but even I am worried by the state of it at the moment. Continue reading...
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Garden photography

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
The ground is too hard and the east wind too ticklish for relaxed gardening, but there is still great pleasure to be had from looking at and photographing gardens. Continue reading...
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