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Author archives: David

It's Showtime

For many of us garden industry insiders, May, June and July are the busiest months of the year. It’s ironic that the moment your own patch needs you the most is the time when you’r[...]

Fuseables®

  As promised after writing about the Fuseables® in February, I said that I would return at a later date once they had flowered...for those of you who may not have read the ea[...]

Alien vs Predator

Strange beasties are afoot in the fennel; looking like some sort of miniature extra-terrestrials. They have sinister black and orange markings, seeming to me halfway between a scor[...]

The Late Late Sow

  Midsummer’s day came and went, much like England’s world cup dreams. For me the sadness of shortening days is tempered by the joy of much less chat about football. No[...]

The War On Slugs - Part 2

Following on from last week’s guide to mollusc-bashing, here are some more ways to banish slugs from your garden. The War on Slugs has three fronts. The chemical (poisoning with[...]

Bring Me Sunshine

It’s surprising the difference a few days of sunshine can make to the flowers in your garden. Returning home from a short break I was delighted to see the change in my garden – flo[...]

The War On Slugs - Part 1

Slugs, the one thing all gardeners can agree on. The bêtes noires of borders from Brighton to Birmingham? Right? Well, no, actually...  Here in the UK we have around 30 native s[...]

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