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Garden Design With James Alexander Sinclair

Oxford Botanic Garden organise a series of lectures during the winter. Although it...

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29 Jan, 2016
Andrewr

Is it a bird, is it a plane.....

.... no, it's a melianthus (I hope) So far in balmy Bracknell, our lowest overnight...

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18 Jan, 2016
Andrewr

A Racing Start

It has become a tradition here at Devonia to count the number of plants in flower...

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1 Jan, 2016
Andrewr

Arachnophilia

Any plant that flowers during the dank grey month of November has to be worth a place...

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1 Dec, 2015
Andrewr

Confused dot com

With the mild weather earlier this month, some plants have got very confused about...

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28 Nov, 2015
Andrewr

Second Wind

Several spring flowering shrubs often carry a few blooms in the autumn, especially...

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17 Nov, 2015
Andrewr

Free seeds for the adventurous

My cardiocrinum giganteum flowered this year. As I never got round to cutting down...

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13 Nov, 2015
Andrewr

I've Been Breaking The Law

We had a speaker at the local Horticultural Society earlier this week talking about...

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6 Nov, 2015
Andrewr

Good service - fastest ever?

As some of you may know, I use 6X concentrated chicken fertiliser here at Devonia....

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22 Oct, 2015
Andrewr

Not A Crocus

At this time of year, I have two little bulbs in flower that look like a crocus....

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9 Oct, 2015
Andrewr

Somewhere in the dark there's you

We think of bulbs as flowering in the spring, but there are some that have adapted...

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6 Sep, 2015
Andrewr

On and on and on and on

I planted clematis 'Kaiu' three years ago. It has small white bells with a pink tinge...

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19 Aug, 2015
Andrewr


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