Planting Design

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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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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Delos Reimagined

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I imagine I have a lot to deal with at The Watch House, but being the custodian of a large, historic garden is a […]

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The Diary of a Plant Addict

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If my blog did not already have a title, ‘The Diary of a Plant Addict’ would be a strong candidate. I’ve had the most […]

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Chelsea Calling

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Regular readers of The Frustrated Gardener might have noticed the absence of posts about the Chelsea Flower Show so far this year. There’s a […]

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Homeward Bound

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Before I left England for my trip to India and China I took the bold decision not to attempt blogging whilst I was away. […]

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A Ramble Around Rosemoor

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Rosemoor, the most south-westerly RHS garden, is my favourite of all the RHS gardens. Opened officially in 1990, the society’s secluded Devon outpost is […]

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Farewell to the summer of 2018

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  As the sun sets on August, what will be my abiding memories of summer 2018? It goes without saying that the heat and […]

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