House Plants

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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Baby steps (towards spring)

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Every weekend is pretty much the same during the lockdown. A time to catch up on sleep, to read, phone friends and family, make […]

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Here We Blow Again

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Oh, the inconvenience; first Ciara, now Dennis, putting paid to any plans we had to tend our allotment or work in the garden this […]

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Seeing in the New Year

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And so, here we are, on the eve of a new decade; Farewell 2010s, All Hail the 2020s! With the world as it is, […]

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Getting to the Poinsettia

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With its brightly-coloured, star-shaped bracts, the poinsettia is one of the most recognisable symbols of Christmas in the world. We find it in supermarkets, […]

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The Watch House NGS Open Weekend 2019

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And relax! After several weeks of intensive preparation, another National Gardens Scheme open weekend lies behind us. Rather like Christmas there’s an almighty build-up […]

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A Capricious January

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This winter’s weather is turning out to be a bit of tease. We experience a short spell of cold, then it’s back to mild […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 15

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December 15th: Poinsettia On at least five occasions this month I have strayed over to the fresh flower section at my local supermarket, picked […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 5

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December 5th: Let There Be Light During the next month or so, those of us in Northern Hemisphere will be experiencing our darkest days […]

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My Top 10 Indoor / Outdoor Foliage Plants

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  So I forgot. Today’s the day that the London Evening Standard publishes a feature on neon-coloured foliage and I am not even in […]

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