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How To Enjoy Your Garden In April

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April is one of the most joyful and uplifting months in the garden. Days are longer, temperatures are increasing steadily and it finally feels […]

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The Great Dixter Dozen

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  It’s rare that I sacrifice commentary for imagery, but as I look back over the photographs I took at Great Dixter last weekend, […]

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Life Begins in March

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And so, it is done: Christmas signed-off for another year. It’s time to re-group, sleep, do the ironing, see friends again, sow seeds, plan […]

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Balmy Boxing Day

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I began my traditional Boxing Day post last year by commenting on the unusually mild weather that lead up to Christmas. Had I known […]

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Spring Flower Candy: Prunus spinosa

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I’ll admit I am a little overdue with this one, but 2015 has been one of the latest I can recall for blackthorn blossom (the flowers of Prunus […]

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Spot the Bunny

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Easter’s almost here! How will you be spending the Easter holidays?

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Pretty in Pink

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In spite of the biting wind, these fragile pink blossoms of Prunus and Camellia put on a brave show this weekend at Goodnestone Park, […]

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Confucius, he say ……..

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“He who carries giant satsuma tree on back of bicycle must take great care on journey”. Clearly he never said that, although I think […]

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