Keep Your Summer Garden Looking Lush for Longer

  As mid summer turns into late summer, it’s all too easy to let your garden go to seed, literally. As a child I remember leaving my parents garden in its prime for our annual sojourn in Cornwall. Returning three weeks later the same garden, so perfectly fecund before we departed, was now overstuffed, yellowing […]

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Anticipation

For the lucky few – journalists, celebrities and royalty – the Chelsea Flower Show starts today. The rest of must wait until 8am tomorrow when the show opens to members of the Royal Horticultural Society. With the temperature due to remain in the high twenties, HRH The Queen will need her sunscreen when she gives the show her seal of […]

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Coming To Terms With Autumn

So, I am back in Blighty and it feels very much like autumn has arrived. As far as jet-lag is concerned, so far, so good, but it’s taken a day or two to recover my energy and get back outdoors. I know many people for whom autumn is their favourite season. I am not one […]

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