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Christmas compost

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
Like politics and football, everybody seems to have an opinion about compost. About the only thing that we all agree about is that compost is a good thing... Continue reading...
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Dogs in the garden

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
Life would be so dull without Magic. Coming up to four years old now, our miniature black poodle is such a wonderful companion. Continue reading...
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Hibernating snails

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
The temperatures are dropping and the hill opposite where I live is a magical mix of golden, yellow, orange and bronze, as all the trees, largely oak and beech, are showing their autumn colours. Continue reading...
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Slugs and snails

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
This has been the year for slugs and snails and I've really lost my cool with them. I might try to be a live-and-let-live gardener but I'VE HAD ENOUGH!! Continue reading...
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Squirrels

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
What's up with the squirrels in my garden? Why can't they stick to the peanut feeders and keep off my lawn! Continue reading...
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It's sloe gin time

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
I've just come back from the supermarket, clutching the normal array of necessities...and three large bottles of gin. No, I've not turned to the bottle; it's sloe gin time. Continue reading...
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Pussy galore

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
Like Richard I too own a cat of which I am quite fond - she is what my daughter calls "middle sized" in other words tending towards the tubby. She is very good at sleeping and dismembering mice on my office floor. Continue reading...
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Wheely quite interesting

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
In an idle moment this week (while sitting waiting for a temporary traffic light on the A5, if you really want to know) I found myself thinking about wheelbarrows. Continue reading...
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Cruising with Gardeners' World

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
We had a good time, but in the same breath I have to say it's great being back - Matt Biggs and I have just returned from hosting the Gardeners' World magazine Gardening Cruise with 128 fellow gardeners. Continue reading...
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Garden festivals galore

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
This week I went to Ireland to visit the International Garden Festival on your behalf. Garden designers from all over the world have made fifteen conceptual gardens set amongst swaying oats in the grounds of a Georgian mansion called Emo Court in Co.Laois. Continue reading...
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