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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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Ginger Glow

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It has been an exceptionally mild and sunny autumn here in the UK. Last weekend we enjoyed the warmest ever November day, with temperatures […]

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Between the Storms

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To call this winter a wash-out would be something of an understatement. Parts of the country have experienced double the average amount of rainfall […]

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Fallen

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Mercifully, the St Jude’s Day storm was not a repeat of the Great Storm of 1987.  On that occasion, the UK lost in the […]

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Uncouth Cats and Kamikaze Kisses

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On Saturday we a had a visitation from the Assistant County Organiser for the Kent National Gardens Scheme. So naturally, what could go wrong […]

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Blue Gold

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The days ahead promise more warm dry weather, but we’ve enjoyed some much needed rain today. The last time we encountered ‘the wet stuff’ […]

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The Evening Crowns The Day

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‘The evening crowns the day’ was one of my grandmother’s favourite sayings.  As is so often the case in Cornwall where she lived, a […]

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Hampton Court Flower Show 2013: My Top 10 Plants

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Like a horticultural fashion show, Britain’s flower shows provide the launch pad for new ideas in gardening and the latest introductions from breeders and […]

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Windy Ridge, St Margaret’s at Cliffe

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The National Gardens Scheme is an absolutely wonderful charity, allowing gardeners and garden lovers access to thousands of private gardens across the country every […]

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