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Your Garden In July

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With July comes the start of summer proper. All hints of spring are now banished, replaced by stronger, brighter colours and a sense of established luxuriance. Savour the moment and prepare for the busy months that lie ahead.

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Plant Profile: Lilium ‘Whistler’

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This spring I potted up more lilies than ever before. My intention was to bridge that awkward gap between the tulips fading and the […]

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Midsummer’s Day Dreaming

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  What an extraordinary spell of weather we have been having. It’s so hot that I am relieved to be returning home to the […]

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Hangers On

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One of the challenges when blogging on the subject of gardening is striking a balance between ‘doing’ and writing about ‘doing’. Usually this is […]

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Beaded

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Its been a sultry week here in London. Moisture has been heavy in the air, reluctant to fall, forming a dull haze over the Thames […]

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Storm and Pestilence

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I should have known better than to mention either of the words in the title of tonight’s post as, lo and behold, we were delivered […]

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The Winds of Change

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I’ve just come in from the garden, where the temperature has dropped dramatically since lunchtime. A brisk, rain-laden breeze has whipped up, carrying away summer’s last […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Lilium ‘Kushi Maya’

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‘Lilies in October!?’ I hear you exclaim. Maybe in the southern hemisphere, but not in England, surely? Well yes actually, these wonderful, fragrant flowers […]

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The Watch House NGS Open Weekend 2014

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It was about this time last year when our friend Beth began twisting our arm to open for the National Gardens Scheme. We took […]

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