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Persistent weeds

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
I have never been good with tangles. Snaggled kite strings drive me dotty...but I rather enjoy the gradual teasing and tickling of bindweed or couch grass roots. Continue reading...
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Mulch, mulch, mulch

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
This week a huge pile of manure arrived. Brown, crumbly and pleasantly pungent it sat on my drive, lightly steaming and awaiting transfer to my newly cut down borders. Continue reading...
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Gardening clothes

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
Does it matter what one wears for gardening? Obviously most people look for warmth in winter, cool in summer and comfort all year; elegance is not much of a consideration. Continue reading...
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My garden shed

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
As a gardener my shed is entirely functional... no stove, no bookshelf, no biscuits, just the tools of the trade. Continue reading...
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Gardening in the rain

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
It's my garden and I'll whinge if I want to, whinge if I want to... Continue reading...
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Apple trees

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
All the decent apples that we grow for fruit today come from grafted stock because apple trees grown from seeds will, almost always, taste sour enough to scour the enamel from your teeth. Continue reading...
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Daffodils

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
Are you listening, snowdrops? 'Where are you, perhaps you'd like to show up sometime?' Continue reading...
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Barking mad

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
In order to sharpen your winter brains I thought that a short quiz would be interesting... Continue reading...
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Wellington boots

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
I always really enjoy Christmas. I enjoy it for all the smiles, the people, the happiness, and of course the Christmas pudding. Continue reading...
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Seed catalogues

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
I love Christmas shopping. No, I'm not talking about battling down the High Street for gifts or fighting through crowds with a trolley laden with groceries. Continue reading...
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