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Those wasps are still going strong

By Richard Jones in Unassigned
I was surprised to see that the wasp nest was still abuzz. A nest still this active in mid-October is not unprecedented, but I regard it as highly unusual. Continue reading...
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Fluffy bunnies

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Unassigned
On the RHS website (and in innumerable books) is a list of plants that are supposedly rabbit proof. The problem with many of these is that nobody ever bothers to consult the rabbits. Continue reading...
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Autumn pots

By Adam Pasco in Unassigned
A wide variety of pots have graced my patio all summer, hosting a wide and varied range of plants. Continue reading...
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Passion for potatoes

By Pippa Greenwood in Unassigned
It was definitely NOT the best year to choose to grow large numbers of sweet potatoes, but yes, it was the year that I did so! Continue reading...
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Keeping herbs for winter

By Jane Moore in Unassigned
From seed I've grown basil, flat leaved parsley, coriander and dill this year and these complement the perennial shrubby herbs such as rosemary, sage and thyme. Continue reading...
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Octoberfest

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Unassigned
I do love the garden in October. Early Spring is all about hope and waiting. A month later there is green stuff all over the place. Then the mid-summer crescendo. Continue reading...
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Bed and breakfast

By Pippa Greenwood in Unassigned
I can never understand why people get twitchy about offering free accommodation. Not to humans of course, but to smaller critters that help out in the garden. Continue reading...
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Earth, wind and fire

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Unassigned
There is a fine stretch of coastline near St Tropez that I have visited quite a few times. In July the hillside above the beach had been completely consumed by fire. Continue reading...
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Organic pest control

By Adam Pasco in Unassigned
Parts of my garden have resembled something of a battleground this year. Why is it that all my favourite plants and crops have their very own pest to contend with? Continue reading...
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Autumn feast

By Pippa Greenwood in Unassigned
It's great. The canes on my autumn-fruiting rasperries are whipping around in the incredible wind we're having, but they're absolutely laden with fruit. Continue reading...
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