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Preparing the soil for planting

By Jane Moore in Unassigned
The recent sunny weather has been a godsend on the plot, as I've been able to get on with some much-needed digging. Continue reading...
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Autumn lawn care

By Pippa Greenwood in Unassigned
I just hope the local bird population is not now feeding on the grass seed and that I can continue to persuade our cat that the area is not a huge purpose-built litter tray. Continue reading...
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Garden lowlife

By Richard Jones in Unassigned
The only wildlife I've seen this week has been the rather dead-life brought in by the cats - three and a half mice and a rat not much smaller than our guinea pig. Continue reading...
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The last dance - grasses in autumn

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Unassigned
After the recent soft mists and bright days I'm going to formally declare that autumn is with us. Not picture book autumn, with flaring red leaves and dustings of frost, but a sort of pubescent autumn. Continue reading...
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Apple harvest

By Adam Pasco in Unassigned
Blackbirds ate my cherries, the plum crop was non-existent, but now it's apple time! And what a wonderful year it's been. Continue reading...
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Brussels sprouts

By Jane Moore in Unassigned
Despite the attentions of the cabbage white caterpillars my Brussels sprouts are doing really well. Continue reading...
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Late harvest

By Pippa Greenwood in Unassigned
The sun is shining, I can't believe it, and I'm pretty sure my plants can't believe it either! Continue reading...
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Aching for annuals

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Unassigned
I don't usually grow much in the way of annuals in my garden (apart from dahlias and poppies, of course). Continue reading...
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A scorched lawn

By Adam Pasco in Unassigned
What a disaster! Of course I wanted a lawn with stripes, but nice alternating green ones, not brown! Continue reading...
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Couch grass

By Jane Moore in Unassigned
The site is buzzing with activity as everyone makes the most of the weather and gets on with all those jobs they couldn't face doing in the dismal weather of August. Continue reading...
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