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Living with lichen

By Pippa Greenwood in Unassigned
It's certainly been a year of surprises. The latest unusual visitor (or perhaps it will become a resident?) is the gelatinous lichen. Continue reading...

They're off!

By Jane Moore in Unassigned
After a slow start my runner beans are finally off and away and are producing a late but very welcome crop. Continue reading...

Summer stunners

By Adam Pasco in Unassigned
Summer may have started late following the June drenching, but it hasn't been a complete washout. One star performer in my garden has been a wonderful new osteospermum. Continue reading...
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Not to be missed

By Adam Pasco in Unassigned
It's only by regularly visiting nurseries, plant centres and shows that I can keep up-to-date with new plant introductions, but I do wonder what other gems I've been missing? Continue reading...

Stone me!

By Pippa Greenwood in Unassigned
This is THE year for fruit as far as I'm concerned...The trees barely fruited last year, but this year it's been heavenly. Continue reading...

Not another courgette!

By Jane Moore in Unassigned
It's happened at last - I just knew it would! Yes the courgettes glut has begun. It's going to be wall-to-wall courgettes from here on in now. Continue reading...

Great value dahlias

By Adam Pasco in Unassigned
A bed of dwarf bedding dahlias I grew from seed three years ago has grown back and bloomed again better than ever this summer. Continue reading...

Jersey tiger moth

By Richard Jones in Unassigned
Just a couple of days after last week's posting, my own specimen of the Jersey tiger moth was flying about in the front garden. Continue reading...

Paradise found

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Unassigned
I have spent the last week on the small, but unbelievably beautiful, island of Colonsay off the west coast of Scotland. Continue reading...

Owls in abundance

By Pippa Greenwood in Unassigned
This has been the best year I have ever known for wildlife. The local owl population has trebled... Continue reading...
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