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01 Jun

Chelsea inspiration

I was lucky enough last week to visit the Chelsea Flower Show – as usual, full of inspirational ideas, but, this year, they seemed somewhat…

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Published Date: 01 Jun 2010
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12 May

Lots of arrivals and the first harvest

It is at this time of year that the poly tunnel comes into its own. The ambient temperature is the few degrees above that outside…

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Published Date: 12 May 2010
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26 Apr

Warm at last!

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At last it feels as if being warm outside may be more than just a fantasy. There have been a few off days, but in…

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Published Date: 26 Apr 2010
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15 Mar

Inspiration

I have had a girls weekend away this weekend which culminated in a trip to Barnsdale, the garden created by the legendary Geoff Hamilton for…

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Published Date: 15 Mar 2010
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11 Jan

Thawing Snow

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Apologies for the long absence, no excuse other than the festive season and the prolonged snow, which has meant that gardening couldn’t be further form…

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Published Date: 11 Jan 2010
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16 Nov

Winter setting in

These last couple of weeks the climate has changed dramatically from a benign autumnal feel to the darker days of Winter – the days seem…

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Published Date: 16 Nov 2009
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01 Nov

Autumnal tidy-up

In the garden, it seems that the opposite of Spring Cleaning applies, as it is in the Autumn when the tidying up takes place and…

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Published Date: 01 Nov 2009
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12 Oct

Bulbs galore

Have just spent a pleasant afternoon in the sunshine planting bulbs. Allium, tulips of three different varieties, pink, white and purple Queen of the Night.…

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Published Date: 12 Oct 2009
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05 Oct

The Leek Show!

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This week was dominated by the build up to the Annual Leek and Vegetable show. This was my chance to redeem myself after what I…

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Published Date: 05 Oct 2009
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23 Sep

Leaves, leaves and more leaves.

The pressing task of the moment is raking leaves. It seems relentless and disheartening, as no sooner are they cleared, than another lot appear. The…

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Published Date: 23 Sep 2009
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