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Barking Up The Right Tree

With the leaves off all the deciduous trees and shrubs in the garden, now is a good...

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24 Jan, 2009
Andrewr

Spring is on the way

With the coldest temperatures for nearly thirty years, you might be forgiven for...

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11 Jan, 2009
Andrewr

More Variegated Plants

Not to be outdone by spritz, here are some more variegated plants to brighten the...

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7 Jan, 2009
Andrewr

Flowers to welcome 2009

Happy New Year to everyone on 2009, especially Peter and Ajay-without them you wouldn’t...

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1 Jan, 2009
Andrewr

Evergreens Close Up and Personal

Following on from spritzhenry’s excellent blog on evergreens, I decided to go into...

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17 Dec, 2008
Andrewr

Marvellous Mahonias

Mahonias are reliable shrubs for cheering us up in winter when many of them flower....

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13 Dec, 2008
Andrewr

Cunning wheezes - How to keep slugs off hostas

Hostas like moist soil but do not enjoy sitting in waterlogged conditions during...

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13 Dec, 2008
Andrewr

Cunning wheezes - how to prevent mint from taking over

Take a large plastic flower pot, cut off the bottom and sink it in the ground with...

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12 Dec, 2008
Andrewr

A couple of jobs for now

Just a quick reminder of a couple of things you might not be aware of that should...

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6 Dec, 2008
Andrewr

Bears in Training

Not to be outdone by a cat (Blodyn), Bruno and Barney have been training hard for...

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1 Dec, 2008
Andrewr

First 2012 Olympic venue opened

I see from the news today, the Olympic sailing venue at Weymouth is now open. For...

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28 Nov, 2008
Andrewr

From Kazakhstan to Bracknell

This is the fourth (and last) of my blogs on some of the plants I saw on my trip...

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13 Nov, 2008
Andrewr


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