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    A Roman Holiday – for Gardeners

    The advantage of returning to Rome for a second time is that we had ticked off all the main sights during our first, foot-weary visit a few years ago. This time we could escape the milling throng and get a feel for Rome b...

    22nd May 2017Places to Visit33 reading right nowRead More »
  • Let’s Get Weaving – Plant Supports

    There’s still time to get plant supports in place, before everything gets too large, develops a mind of its own and heads off in directions that may suit it - but doesn’t add to the beauty of the garden. With this is mind...

    9th May 2017Garden Tips14 reading right nowRead More »
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    Choosing Next Year’s Tulips

    Yes, I know that we are still enjoying this year’s show, but now is the time to make a note/take a photo of what has and hasn’t worked and adjust next autumn’s list accordingly. For example, like nearly everyone I know,...

    5th May 2017General18 reading right nowRead More »
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    Jobs to be Done in April

    Pause to Admire the Tulips It’s a really good year for tulips – the cool nights mean that they are lasting well – as long as you water those growing in containers regularly. Pinch out Now for Bushy Cosmos If yo...

    2nd May 2017Garden Tips12 reading right nowRead More »
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