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Trees for autumn colour

By Pippa Greenwood in Unassigned
In the garden the leaves on the trees are starting to turn, marking the beginning of what I hope will be a fabulous display of autumn colour. Continue reading...
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Pimpla hypochondriaca

By Richard Jones in Unassigned
...suddenly something caught my eye - a dark flitting creature an inch long, with bright red legs and a menacing pointed tail. Continue reading...
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Picking blackberries

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Unassigned
It's blackberry time - not those machines, without which many "suits" would feel emasculated, but fat berries swollen by rain and aching for crumble. Continue reading...
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Butterflies

By Adam Pasco in Unassigned
It's not just my memory playing tricks on me - when I played in the garden as a child I remember it being full of butterflies. Continue reading...
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Cabbage white caterpillars

By Jane Moore in Unassigned
My recent rant about this year's plague of slugs obviously touched a raw nerve with the allotmenteers of Britain. Continue reading...
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Hens in the garden

By Pippa Greenwood in Unassigned
Until last weekend, we had two hens. And while they're beautiful and friendly, they're very elderly ladies and only lay an egg once in a blue moon. Continue reading...
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Strawberry theft

By Richard Jones in Unassigned
Suddenly my eye was caught by a strange bouncing red thing moving away to the trees. It was an animated strawberry making its way down the path... Continue reading...
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Late-summer flowers

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Unassigned
I suppose that the first week of September counts as late summer which is, I think, one of the most exciting times in our gardens. Continue reading...
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Slugs

By Jane Moore in Unassigned
I've given up on my slug pub (a dish of beer I used to lure them to their death) - it doesn't seem to pull in the crowds in wet weather. Continue reading...
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