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I was searching for information on hebe 'Heartbreaker' (spritzhenry posted a picture...

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12 Feb, 2009
Andrewr

Cracking Camellias

Just before Christmas, I wrote a blog on some of the most commonly encountered mahonias;...

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7 Feb, 2009
Andrewr

A Little Bit Of Snow

Well it was forecast but we still didn’t seem to be ready for it. Front garden this...

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2 Feb, 2009
Andrewr

After The Tree Surgeon

Yesterday, I had a tree surgeon working n the garden. My usual one has stopped doing...

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31 Jan, 2009
Andrewr

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
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