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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 Advice18 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 Visit25 reading right nowRead More »
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    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 Garden25 reading right nowRead More »
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    RHS Hyde Hall Renaissance

    It’s three years since I last visited Hyde Hall and my goodness, what a transformation. A cluster of good looking new buildings perches on the hilltop, providing an enclosed teaching garden with classrooms, a large hall...

    21st June 2018Places to Visit25 reading right nowRead More »
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