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Author archives: David

Courgettes

    Ah courgettes, the taste of summer. We lucky gardeners can easily get our hands on all manner of varieties not available in the shops - they can be brig[...]

Rain or Tap Water?

The warmer weather is here which means a drier period for the garden so it’s time to water or spray your plants! Which is the best water to use – tap water or rain wate[...]

Watery Wisdom

The change over the last month on the allotment has been incredible. Where before was bare soil and neat little rows of seedlings there’s now a lush jungle. My sweetcorn plants hav[...]

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[...]

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