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Sometimes it doesn't quite work

One advantage with a larger than average garden is that I can allocate different...

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28 Mar, 2017
Andrewr

Blagging a place in the garden

There are some plants that just cry out to be planted in your garden, flying off...

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1 Mar, 2017
Andrewr

A good year for hellebores

Judging by the displays at the RHS Garden at Wisley yesterday, I think this is a...

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27 Feb, 2017
Andrewr

South Africa - Western Cape (7)

This is the last blog covering my trip to South Africa last September. On the penultimate...

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12 Feb, 2017
Andrewr

South Africa - Western Cape (6)

Just behind the town of Hermanus is the Fernkloof Nature Reserve. According to its...

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8 Feb, 2017
Andrewr

South Africa - Western Cape (5)

Our next visit was to Flower Valley. This is a project where local people are shown...

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5 Feb, 2017
Andrewr

South Africa - Western Cape (4)

As we were staying overnight on a small reserve with some animals, we had an hour's...

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1 Feb, 2017
Andrewr

South Africa - Western Cape (3)

After a day when "rain stopped play", we were delighted to wake to bright sunshine...

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29 Jan, 2017
Andrewr

South Africa - Western Cape (2)

On the third day of my holiday in South Africa, we headed south to the Cape of Good...

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24 Jan, 2017
Andrewr

South Africa - Western Cape (1)

Back in September, I flew off to South Africa for a holiday, my fourth visit to the...

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21 Jan, 2017
Andrewr

When a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do

One of the highlights of the year in my garden is May when the wisteria is in flower....

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10 Jan, 2017
Andrewr

Seeing Out The Year With Grasses

With meadow and prairie planting in fashion just now, I thought it might be useful...

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30 Dec, 2016
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