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Yellow daisies, short and tall

It was the late Christopher Lloyd who penned the phrase “knee deep in daisies.”...

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4 Aug, 2015
Andrewr

50/50

Today marks a big day for me. I have now spent exactly half my life at 'Devonia.'

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26 Jul, 2015
Andrewr

Easy, Difficult and Impossible?

A couple of weeks ago I visited a National Trust garden in Gloucestershire. It's...

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5 Jul, 2015
Andrewr

Sometimes It Works

How often do we have an idea for the garden that comes off? I have been growing a...

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18 Jun, 2015
Andrewr

Rhododendron foliage - it doesn't have to be green

Although I have covered this subject before, I wanted to post photos of the new foliage...

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17 Jun, 2015
Andrewr

Chelsea Flower Show plantings (2)

Here is the second batch of photos from this year's Chelsea Flower Show. This is...

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27 May, 2015
Andrewr

Chelsea Flower Show plantings (1)

One of my friends was given two complimentary tickets for the Chelsea Flower Show...

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25 May, 2015
Andrewr

Plants Want To Live (Mostly)

Back in March, I reported on a plant order that went astray in the post. By the time...

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22 May, 2015
Andrewr

I've Replaced A Camellia - With A Camellia

We’ve all done it. We’ve planted a tree or shrub without appreciating how big it...

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14 May, 2015
Andrewr

Nearly New Home For Sale

Free to new family, this cosy residence was built last year. Sheltered location,...

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8 Apr, 2015
Andrewr

Third Time Lucky (Good Customer Service)

Being a plantsman, I source many of my plants from small, specialist nurseries. This...

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25 Mar, 2015
Andrewr

Sunny Sunday

After a couple of weeks of cold weather here in Bracknell, yesterday was finally...

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9 Feb, 2015
Andrewr


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