Container gardening

The Frustrated Gardener Celebrates 10 Happy Years

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When I composed my first short post on June 6th 2012, little did I think that I would still be blogging ten years later. Here’s what’s changed in the last decade.

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How To Enjoy Your Garden In June

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June is the most quintessentially English month. Country gardens are brimming with hollyhocks, lupins, delphiniums, peonies, irises and, of course, roses. Here’s how to get the most enjoyment from your garden this month.

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Summer Containers – Four Recipes for Success

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Planting in containers is one of the most fun and rewarding activities one can do in the garden. Here are four examples to inspire your next summer container planting project.

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How to Enjoy Your Garden in March

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Although winter’s icy fingers cling to March, their grip weakens daily. The weather may not always be clement, but there’s no turning back now; […]

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A Pot Display for Early March

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The wild weather has blown through and we’ve been blessed with a weekend of clear skies, fresh breezes and bright sunshine. It’s been the […]

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Dry January

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As the first month of 2022 draws to a close, I sit at my desk reflecting on how unseasonably calm and dry the weather […]

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Planting A Container for Autumn Colour

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By mid-September, many summer-flowering annuals have started to burn themselves out. They’ve given their all, and their natural instinct is now to produce seed […]

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Now is the Time to Plant Spring Bulbs

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Whilst tempting to lament the summer that never was, now is the time to be looking ahead and planting your spring-flowering bulbs. The first […]

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A Moment In The Gin & Tonic Garden

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Once in a while one’s garden has a ‘moment’, a brief period of time when everything comes together to create a picture-perfect scene and […]

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The Watch House Awaits

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The pots are all planted and in position, their arrangements have been checked from every angle, adjusted and appraised again. Happy with the result, […]

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