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31 May

Reflections on Chelsea

Sweet Dream Rose Bush - 17cm Pot


Sweet Dreams Patio Rose
I have really enjoyed watching the Chelsea coverage this year there were some absolutely stunning gardens. As someone who originally comes…

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Published Date: 31 May 2011
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26 May

RHS Chelsea Flower Show – Day 3

Heucera & Astilbe - Chelsea Flower Show 2011

The Chelsea Flower Show Soundtrack
Over the past few days, I’ve started to find myself returning to my favourite areas time and again – continually…

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Published Date: 26 May 2011
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25 May

RHS Chelsea Flower Show – Day 2

The Australian Garden - Chelsea Flower Show 2011

Postcard From Wales – ‘Did they forget to weed’
The Artisan Gardens used to be called the Courtyard Gardens. This year, as always, they are…

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Published Date: 25 May 2011
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24 May

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011 – Day 1 Part One

Allium Sculpture @ Chelsea Flower Show 2011

Well, it’s Day 1 for me at the Chelsea Flower Show and with so much to see, this will be more of a teaser – I…

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Published Date: 24 May 2011
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23 May

Wizzard answer to a shady part of the garden.

 One side of the garden spends a lot of the day in shade. Since moving into the house I’ve been looking for plants that will…

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Published Date: 23 May 2011
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20 Apr

An array of colour

Geranium Atlantic Burgundy

My daughter and I spent an enjoyable few hours this weekend in the garden planting out our plug plants and are now looking forward…

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Published Date: 20 Apr 2011
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04 Apr

Lovely Lilies

Lily San Vincenzo

Yesterday I received a beautiful bunch of lilies from Flying Flowers from my two children for Mothering Sunday. I do love lilies their striking…

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Published Date: 04 Apr 2011
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24 Mar

Spring is finally here

Last weekend the sun game out and I spent the first full day in the garden. I pruned back one of the few shrubs in…

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Published Date: 24 Mar 2011
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13 Mar

Five Flowers That Won’t Cause Allergy Symptoms

Just as the growing season comes into full bloom – so do those pollen allergies. And the sneezing, congestion and watery eyes can make it hard to enjoy the outdoors, let alone work in the garden. But even if you suffer from the seasonal sniffles, you can still grow plenty of beautiful flowers. These five spring and summer beauties have very little pollen, they’re easy to cultivate and, best of all, they won’t send you running for the Kleenex.

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Published Date: 13 Mar 2011
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21 Feb

Seven fascinating and unique gardens

It goes without saying that not all gardens are rectangular in shape and located in front of, or behind, a house.

In a bid to provide you with some inspiration, or simply to entertain you for a few moments, we’ve picked out a few examples of green plots that are far from traditional.

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Published Date: 21 Feb 2011
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