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Planting to cut winter fuel bills

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
04 February 2013 at 18:04
Research now shows that in addition to its aesthetic and wildlife value, ivy and plants trained against buildings help screen and insulate them from the cooling effect of cold wind. Continue reading...
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Gardeners' World Magazine Seed Club

By Sally Nex in Gardeners' musings
30 January 2013 at 17:52
Throughout the growing season I'll share my experience of growing the Seed Club crops in this monthly blog. Continue reading...
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Waiting for the snow to thaw

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
28 January 2013 at 13:01
In the next week or so the rain will come, the air temperature will rise and everything will look distinctly brown and soggy. Continue reading...
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Garden birds in the snow

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
23 January 2013 at 17:33
There is still plenty of snow and ice in my neck of the woods. The ground is so slippery that my parked car slid backwards down the drive today. Continue reading...
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Cleaning the greenhouse

By Pippa Greenwood in Gardeners' musings
09 January 2013 at 13:02
I’m starting January with my customary clear out. I always clean the greenhouse at this time of year... Continue reading...
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Learning from 2012

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
07 January 2013 at 12:41
Given that extreme weather is something we might have to get used to, what can we learn from 2012? Continue reading...
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2013 in the garden

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
31 December 2012 at 08:11
New Year’s Eve. A defining moment, the joys and traumas of Christmas behind us and the blank page of 2013 stretching ahead like a freshly hoovered carpet. Continue reading...
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Christmas traditions

By Adam Pasco in Gardeners' musings
24 December 2012 at 07:55
Every family has their own Christmas traditions – the festive season just wouldn’t be the same without them. Continue reading...
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Making a Christmas wreath

By Kate Bradbury in Gardeners' musings
22 December 2012 at 07:05
There is little point in making a Christmas wreath unless you have a red front door to hand it on. I settled for hanging it on a wall, but it doesn’t really say ‘Christmas’ in the way I had hoped. Continue reading...
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Christmas presents for gardeners

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Gardeners' musings
17 December 2012 at 12:42
Christmas is lurking just around the corner, like a well-oiled middle manager holding a sprig of mistletoe at an office party. Continue reading...
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