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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
Andrewr

Ugly Nose

Blue flowered plants are always at a premium in the garden, and just now one is providing...

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4 Nov, 2016
Andrewr

Dependably Late

When American plant hunter Dan Hinkley was searching near Wolong in Sichuan Province,...

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2 Oct, 2016
Andrewr

"New" Gardeners' World

Well after months of moving the time of Gardeners' World around or cancelling it...

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2 Sep, 2016
Andrewr

Gingering up the border

Do you ‘do’ orange in the garden? It can be a difficult colour to place, especially...

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1 Sep, 2016
Andrewr

The BBC has listened

Gardener's World is going to be an hour long program. Read the details at: http://www.hortweek.com/gardeners-world-goes-hour-long/retail/article/1402840?bulletin=garden-retail-bulletin&utm_medium=EMAIL&utm_campaign=eNews%20Bulletin&utm_source=20160720&utm_content=

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20 Jul, 2016
Andrewr

That's not where I planted it!

Have you noticed how some plants don’t stay in one place? Take ground cover plants...

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18 Jul, 2016
Andrewr

Gardeners' World - they're doing it again

Gardeners’ World is currently being disrupted in the TV schedules for the likes of...

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23 Jun, 2016
Andrewr

A Special Day Out Last Thursday

During the winter months, starting in 2010, I began researching the local men named...

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21 May, 2016
Andrewr

Bewitching Molly

Some members of the plant world have star quality – the blue Himalayan poppy or tender...

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17 May, 2016
Andrewr


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