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not buckled under the weight of rain-sodden compost, nor the trampling of pigeons. It won't be visited by black redstarts, but I can't wait to see the first bee, visiting a flower that would otherwise not have been there.
a wreath before, I wasn’t sure where to start. There are lots of ‘how to’ recipes online, some calling for flower foam and others suggesting the use of newspaper wrapped around a wire base as a starting point. As far as I could tell, this is to keep
watercress I bought from the supermarket for 75p. I'd like to add more plants, and buy some plants for my mother (her pond is a disgrace, it's full of dead slugs). Marsh marigold (Caltha palustris) is lovely, native to Britain and has beautiful yellow flowers
to the garden I can't see it. And no-one else is going to see my garden this winter, even I’ll only see it on the weekend once we’re back to travelling to and from work in the dark. What are a few flower pots, straggly clematis stems or tatty bits of long grass
just come into flower. I've only had a year to do that job...What jobs will you be striking off your gardening 'to-do' list this bank holiday?
library, so I can have some instant results from flowering perennials and return them to be used by someone else next year? Perhaps I'll buy some gnomes.What's your view on bedding? Do you replace your displays every year, or use a mixture of annual
knows, perhaps salad crops growing in lawns will be next year's big trend at the Chelsea Flower Show. Don't forget you heard it here first.There is a small allotment outside the offices of Gardeners’ World magazine, where there is space for a few of us