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Hello from The Beau

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Dan, in a moment of madness, has decided that he would like me to contribute now and again to his Frustrated Gardener blog. As […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Acacia longifolia

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Acacia longifolia: long-leaved wattle, acacia trinervis, aroma doble, golden wattle, coast wattle, sallow wattle, Sydney golden wattle   Winter has returned for its last […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Caltha palustris ssp. polypetala

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Caltha palustris ssp. polypetala: ¬†giant marsh marigold, kingcup Forsythia, crocus, narcissus, mahonia, acacia, kerria: have you ever pondered why so many early flowering plants […]

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Getting to Grips – Part 1

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For the last couple of days I have been getting to grips with our two gardens. Like time and tide, nature waits for no […]

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Back on the Bridge

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This week a landmark project that I have been following for over two years came one step closer to becoming reality. So close in […]

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The Atolls of Acton

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As well as the lovely parts of London, I get to frequent some pretty grotty ones too. The area around North Acton station is […]

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Finding Serenity in Stoke Newington

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For as long as I can recall my uncle has lived in Stoke Newington. Known affectionately as ‘Stokey’ by locals, this appealing enclave in […]

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