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    Here I go Round the Mulberry Bush

    Well mulberry tree actually - after eighteen years it has grown so large that I will be asking the tree surgeons to give it a trim this year, about a month after leaf fall. Learn from my mistake and if you do plant on...

    15th August 2018Stephanie's Blog58 reading right nowRead More »
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    A Time to Sow

    The next month is the time to get on with sowing seeds if you want to extend the growing season with fresh herbs, autumn and winter salads as well as perpetual spinach and chard. It is essential to get on with sowing before l...

    6th August 2018Timely Advice13 reading right nowRead More »
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    Parham House Gardens

    It’s always a treat to visit the gardens of Parham House near Pulborough in West Sussex – if you find yourself in the area do go and see for yourself.  The planting by Head Gardener, Tom Brown, and his team is inspiring,...

    17th July 2018Places to Visit29 reading right nowRead More »
  • birdbath, blackbird

    Making a Splash

    Every garden should have a birdbath – especially in this hot weather when birds, like everything else in the garden, need a drink, as well as somewhere to cool off. I have decided that no matter how busy I am, there is ...

    10th July 2018In The Garden23 reading right nowRead More »
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