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28 Dec

Gardening in the Big Thaw

Finally today (December 28) I started to see green in my garden after nearly two weeks of thick snow. The Big Thaw has started and…

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Published Date: 28 Dec 2010
Category: Gardener In The Home Counties
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22 Nov

Super shrubs could be the answer!

Well we have finally finished the big Tidy Up in the garden and the shed. Somehow, with the kids ‘helping’ it seemed to take much…

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Published Date: 22 Nov 2010
Category: Gardener In The Home Counties
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27 Jul

Blowsy Dahlias and much more besides

This really is the time of plenty. The window boxes and pots are now in full bloom – a cascade of petunias, lobelia and trailing…

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Published Date: 27 Jul 2010
Category: Spring Bedding
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30 Jun

Bountiful harvest

Thank heavens for the poly tunnel. I don’t know what people are harvesting further south, but up here, we area having regular meals form the…

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Published Date: 30 Jun 2010
Category: Fruit & Vegetables
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21 Jun

We love lettuce

I am sure that this week is the national week of something, but here in our northern garden, I have officially declared it the week…

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Published Date: 21 Jun 2010
Category: Fruit & Vegetables
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10 Jun

Line-dancing Sevenoaks grandmother wins Gardening Direct’s £15,000 national prize draw

The lucky winner of Gardening Direct’s fantastic £15,000 prize draw competition has been presented with her cheque.

Keen Sevenoaks gardener and line-dancer, Val Philp, was…

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Published Date: 10 Jun 2010
Category: Competitions
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21 May

A bonanza!

This week the plants have been arriving thick and fast – cauliflower, broccoli, purple sprouting broccoli, tomatoes, cucumber, climbing french beans and trailing fuchias –…

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Published Date: 21 May 2010
Category: Autumn Bedding, Fruit & Vegetables
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05 May

Lots of deliveries

This week the plants have been arriving in the post thick and fast. At the weekend, Petunia Harmony, which I promptly potted on and today…

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Published Date: 05 May 2010
Category: About Gardening Direct
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15 Apr

Deliveries

I am very excited, as I have had my first deliveries from Gardening Direct this week. As usual, beautifully and sturdily packaged boxes have arrived…

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Published Date: 15 Apr 2010
Category: About Gardening Direct
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08 Mar

Is there hope?

Last weekend, I was just about ready to throw in the towel. I had a window of opportunity on Sunday afternoon and thought I would…

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Published Date: 08 Mar 2010
Category: Bulbs, Tubers & Corms
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