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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022 – The Boodles Travel Garden

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There were some sensational gardens at Chelsea this year but my personal Best in Show award goes to The Boodles Travel Garden – Around the World in 16 Days, designed by Tom Hoblyn. Read on to find out why ….

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A Pot Display for Early March

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The wild weather has blown through and we’ve been blessed with a weekend of clear skies, fresh breezes and bright sunshine. It’s been the […]

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Hostas and Heritage

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  It was a nice surprise to return home from Cornwall to find the latest Plant Heritage Journal waiting on my doormat. Some weeks […]

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Taking A Liberty With Houseplants

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  Retailers like to be on trend, so it was never going to be long before plants took the place of the taxidermy, glass […]

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Tears

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“Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there […]

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Anything Fauxs

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  I have just returned from my annual pilgrimage to Christmas World, Europe’s biggest Christmas trade fair. Had I not known where I was, […]

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Wallowing in the June Gap

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We are in the midst of a period known to gardeners and beekeepers as the June Gap. Both of our gardens have become a […]

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Cake and Kayaking

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Today The Frustrated Gardener celebrated three years on the World Wide Web, but there was a more significant party in town, my dad’s 70th. […]

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Time Out

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Late yesterday afternoon as I was watering, it struck me that I never take the time to enjoy my garden. Quite why this came […]

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Wonder Walls

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Cornish hedges are a defining part of the landscape on Britain’s most south-westerly peninsula. From a wildlife point of view they are like Noah’s ark, […]

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