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August Gardening Tips

It is high summer and the garden is at a crossroads. On the one hand there is still an abundance of flower but harvest is also very much in evidence and I am truly thankful for the plentiful blackcurrants that have been staining my hands as I pick them and are now safely stowed in […]

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April Gardening Tips

I had hoped, when I wrote my column last month, that we had seen the last of the snow. Alas that was not to be and our teams have been routinely swathing any slightly tender plants in horticultural fleece to protect them from the icy chill. However the good weather will come and when it […]

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March Gardening Tips

  March may be starting with a cold snap but, on an optimistic note, spring is just a bud burst away and by the end of the month the clocks will have bounced forward and we can enjoy longer, lighter evenings perfect for an ad hoc potter in the garden. Whilst my garden is still […]

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February Gardening Tips

  It may be my imagination but I like to think that, when the sun comes out, I am hearing the birds chirrup just that little bit more optimistically now, heralding that spring is on the way. Some of the early daffodils are already fat with bud in my garden with the later flowering varieties […]

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December Gardening Tips

Ok, so it may not be a good idea to work on frosted soil or frosty or wet lawns. However, do not rule out December in the garden. After all, there are only so many festivities one can take (bah humbug) and a little fresh air, at any time of year, is a wonderful thing. […]

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