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Murder most florid

Life is bursting forth at an incredible rate on the allotment, and so too are the gentle wisecracks from friends about me turning into some kind of gardening Snow White. Not only i[...]

Keukenhof 2016

March the 24th, was the open day of Keukenhof 2016! Bakker.com have been proud sponsors of the Keukenhof now for many years.  I was lucky enough to visit recently and my hig[...]

The ‘Rainbow Race’

I was so excited last autumn when I planted my Rainbow Tulips that were a Bakker.com special offer and now they are just beginning to unfurl and show their colours. It’s a little l[...]

The Secret Life of… rhubarb

There’s more to good old-fashioned rhubarb than meets the eye. Firstly, it has a somewhat shady back story. Don’t ask about the relatives - it’s part of a plant family that you jus[...]

What to do this week

Ah the joys of spring - seedlings bursting forth, bulbs flowering and a cacophony of birdsong - all of which for me tends to bring a mix of heady optimism and mild panic. It’s such[...]

Spring Cleaning Soup!

If like me, you have eaten too much choccy just lately, and want to kick start the healthy eating again for summer. I have found a real health boosting soup that will spring clean [...]

Grow your own… cuppa?

 I’ve seen quite a few column inches devoted recently to growing your own tea. It’s a topic that’s naturally very appealing to our tea-loving, gardening-obsessed nation. Did you kn[...]

 

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