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Daffodil Week: Symbols of Easter

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Happy Easter one and all! For the whole of Easter week I will be writing about the most lauded of spring flowers, the daffodil. […]

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Slow Motion

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Since the first balmy weekend in March I have watched both our gardens move forward as if in slow motion. Temperatures have remained resolutely low, bringing to […]

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Blooming Boxing Day

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Even by London standards it’s been an exceptionally mild start to winter. Our traditional Boxing Day walk from Highgate to Hampstead revealed dahlias in […]

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Easter Excess

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Unlike our London garden, which is having an unscheduled green moment, our coastal garden is a riot of colour this Easter. For the first time this […]

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Daily Flower Candy – Narcissus actaea AGM

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Sparkling like diamonds in the sward of St James’ Park, as the morning sun rises over London, this is Narcissus actaea. It’s an old fashioned […]

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Golden

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Like a juggernaut, spring is now on a roll. A few nights of cold weather may put the breaks on, but nothing can stop […]

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Ready, Steady, Grow!

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Every day something new is happening in the garden. I’ve promised myself a five minute scout around each morning before work, bringing me closer […]

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Three New Projects

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In my current job, holidays are pretty much an impossibility between October and the end of March. The plus side to the inevitable fatigue […]

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Looking Ahead

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I have been uncharacteristically quiet for the last three days, and for good reason; I have been hard at work signing off our range […]

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Pesky Paperwhites

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Once again, I’ve mistimed my paperwhite narcissi. Just three weeks after planting they are in full bloom, filling every corner of the house with […]

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