gingers

Autumn Spice

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The problem with owning a garden dominated by evergreens and tropicals is that I don’t really get to experience autumn colour at home. My […]

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How to Grow Ornamental Gingers in UK Gardens

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  Ornamental gingers – we’ve admired them whilst on holiday in tropical countries, or seen them curated in the glasshouses of botanical gardens, but […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Asarum delavayi ‘Giant’

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  Asarum delavayi ‘Giant’*: Giant Wild Ginger, Panda face ginger As an antidote to my post about Vita Sackville-West’s macabre ‘Box of the Dead’ […]

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The Final Countdown 

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  Twelve days to go and preparation for this year’s garden opening feels like one of those bad dreams where, try as one may, one […]

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Opening Pains

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  Had we opened our seaside garden on the usual weekend, this is the scene that would have greeted our visitors. Not bad, even […]

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The Stage is Set

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The stage is finally set for our open weekend on August 1st and 2nd. Any changes I make from now on will appear too obvious, […]

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All Systems Go!

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Here at The Watch House we are steadily building up to our second annual National Gardens Scheme open weekend on August 1st and 2nd. Unlike last […]

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Gardening Leave

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No, I haven’t quit my job or been given my marching orders, but I have taken a couple of days off to prepare the […]

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Flowers of Bhutan – Curcuma aromatica

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This curious little fella is Curcuma aromatica, or wild turmeric. We discovered it today, growing amongst the pine needles at the side of the […]

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A Touch of Ginger

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Bringing a touch of the tropics to our garden this summer are two members of the ginger family – Hedychium densiflorum “Stephen” and Cautleya […]

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