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Tags archives: gardening

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[...]

Olive the tortoise!

Meet Olive! The newest member of our household. It’s no wonder tortoises live for so long, they have the healthiest diet of anyone I know! As a house of gardeners, we are[...]

Helping bumblebees!

  Last spring we saw lots in the media regarding our UK decline of bumblebee species. Many of which have been declining for a number of years. The main reason for this is t[...]

How not to garden

Ever looked through other people’s Facebook feeds and thought how their lives must be way better than yours? I reckon it’s something most of us feel from time to time.   [...]

Paperwhites

‘In this part of Tuscany we have roughly the same amount of rainfall as London’, they said, to my total disbelief. I was a 20 year old horticulture student and I’d just arrived, pa[...]

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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