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Author archives: David

A Feast of Colour in the Garden

Not a great start of summer - where are those lovely balmy days? I am told they are on the way and I think that today could be one of them, the sun’s shining and there’s a lovely w[...]

Time to titivate

I love this time of year. As the longest day comes and goes, a profound shift of gear occurs in the garden. Week by week, plants get bigger, bolder and brighter, and your garde[...]

Blue tit blues

It was TV gold - and probably the main reason I could never even contemplate becoming a wildlife TV presenter. Chris Packham (naturalist of Springwatch fame) last night uttered the[...]

Lunch with Gareth

I hadn't been to Gareth's allotment before, it really is like no other! So many wild flowers with an abundance of buzzy wildlife busying themselves around it. Fabulous veg grow[...]

Ants in my plants

So my war on slugs seems to have gone pretty well - hardly a nibble at all so far this year. I’d love to put it down to good practices such as getting in there early with the ([...]

UK top of the lot for privacy!

Over the next few weeks I am going to be sharing some fun facts taken from the largest European garden survey covering 17 countries across the Continent, conducted by ourselves her[...]

A cool Chelsea

If only May were eight weeks long. If whoever’s in charge could just lop a fortnight off November and another from February wouldn’t that be lovely? Mind you, some days this[...]

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