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Tulip Mania Continues

Our tulip mania continues – Adrian and I have been so in awe of our tulips this year that we feel we must do a follow up on our last tulip blog and share some photos with you. The [...]

Ponds

Fishing some rubbish out of the pond on my allotment a couple of weeks ago I was surprised to see what I thought were three small fish in the bottom of the net... and then even mor[...]

Muck & Magic

I have a confession to make. As a ‘professional gardener’ I haven’t used good old-fashioned farmyard manure in years. No trailers of stinky muck have been deposited on the dr[...]

Tomatoes

I’m excited. A big box has appeared from Spalding Plant & Bulb Company containing all manner of interesting and exciting things, not least of which are some packets of tomato s[...]

Summer Bulbs

February is a cruel month. More often than not (and I have a feeling that this year will be no exception) it taunts us with promise - buds bursting, early bulbs poking through the [...]

Cooking with fresh rosemary

Cooking with fresh rosemary Rosemary is considered one of the main herbs in Mediterranean cuisine. This herb is used in marinades for meat and fish. But did you know that you can [...]

The 'Green' Gardener part 2

Indigenous wildflowers are vital to the ecology of an area, not just for their attractive appearance, but because they are host plants to many species of butterfly and moth. It is [...]

The water saving garden part 3

Containers Generally speaking, container growing is a water-extravagant form of gardening as most plants grown in containers dry out much faster than if they were planted dire[...]

Gardening on sandy soil

Our customer service advisors have informed us that recently they have had enquiries from some of our customers about gardening on sandy soil (also known as light soil). The adv[...]

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