Our Coastal Garden

Garden Diary: April 2020

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April was a bittersweet month. Among many positives were the beautiful weather and being able to spend extra time in the garden with The […]

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Easter Extravaganza

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Oh the irony. For the last three years our National Gardens Scheme area organiser has been asking if we’d open the garden for a […]

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Garden Diary: March 2020

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Who could have predicted that the Month of March would end as it did? Over the course of two weeks our daily routines changed […]

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How to be a Better Gardener in 2020

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January has been a month of quiet reflection. There‚Äôs been relatively little to do in the garden, the house is clean and tidy post […]

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Absent.

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You may or may not have noticed, but I have not been posting quite as regularly of late. There is no intention in this, […]

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The Bitter End

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I’m always surprised by how good the garden looks at the beginning of November. The Gin & Tonic Garden, though lacking the abundance of […]

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Kitchen Sink Drama

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Not a square inch of my tiny garden goes uncultivated. Over the years I’ve found plants that enjoy, or at least tolerate, every environment […]

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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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Growing My Own Tree of Life

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For the last three summers I have been growing airplants outside in the Jungle Garden. Secured to the branches of a tree in dappled […]

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