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Inside The Cutting Garden Clematis Trials
The whimsical clematis with all its meandering stems happily twirling around a hazel obelisk. Deep…
Glorious in the Garden Now…Chaenomeles Japonica 

  Also known as Japanese quince this versatile plant, not to be confused with the…

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What to do now: Garden tasks for March 2020

I don’t think anyone isn’t glad to see the back of February this year. When…

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The Importance Of Native Planting

The image we get when picturing a quintessentially English country garden is anything but. With…

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Soil – The Unsung Hero Of Your Garden

Brimming with invisible bacteria and living organisms, soil is a vital ingredient in a healthy…

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4 Superb Shrubs and Climbers for Springtime Garden Aromatherapy

Delight in the sweetest springtime garden scents. Our pick of the most fragrant plants to…

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Why winter-pruning will leave your wisteria blooming beautifully

It’s time for winter-pruning wisteria. Here’s how a skilful twice-yearly pruning keeps them healthy and…

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Top Kitchen Garden Jobs In February

February has arrived bringing with it lengthening days and a fresh feeling of optimism. At…

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Diary of a Brand New Kitchen Garden
Having been brought up on a farm the outdoors had been a huge part of…
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Spring Forward: Getting the Garden Summer-Ready Now – Part 2
I ended last week on an optimistic note; the weather report promising that high pressure…