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Christmas list: gardening gifts

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
It is December (already) and Christmas is lurking around the corner like a tinsel clad, benevolent bogeyman, dripping with cranberry sauce and liqueur chocolates. Continue reading...
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Plant hunters

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
...there's something about plants that makes people bubble and froth with excitement. This can be lost on a great deal of the population who can't understand what all the fuss is about... Continue reading...
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Garden bonfires: ashes to ashes

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
Everybody loves a bonfire: it's one of those autumn things. Smoke that is both acrid and nut sweet, flames lighting up the gloom... Continue reading...
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Starlings

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
Every few days I just happen to look outside at the very moment a large flock (or should that be 'swarm'?) of starlings descends on my lawn. Continue reading...
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To chop or not to chop?

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
Do you have an autumn clear-up in your garden? Do you cut down all your herbaceous stuff so that everything is tidy for the winter or do you leave everything until the new year? Continue reading...
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My first garden

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
Do you remember the first plant you ever grew in your own garden? Continue reading...
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Fungi in lawns

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
Perhaps I'm just too cautious, but much as I enjoy eating mushrooms I just can't bring myself to eat wild fungi. Continue reading...
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Toby Buckland

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
As soon as news broke last Wednesday that Toby Buckland had been chosen as the new main presenter of Gardeners' World I tracked him down on his mobile to get his reaction. Continue reading...
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Gardeners' World - Toby Buckland

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
At last a decision has been made. Toby Buckland is the new main presenter of Gardeners' World, and what a brilliant choice. Continue reading...
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Gardening blogs of the world

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
There are a lot of gardening blogs out there, so I thought it would be interesting to take you on a short tour of some that might be of interest. Continue reading...
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