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Sorry I’ve Been Away for so Long!

Finally I am back with the area I love! I’ve neglected my garden, my writing and my talks but now that I’m “retired” (sort of!) I hope I can concentrate on all the above! Last year the London Gardens Society took up … Continue reading

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Planting Lilies in Pots

This is the time of the year to plant Lilies in containers. Almost all Lilies grow well in containers, and a really good way to display them if you don’t have a garden. Choose your bulbs for the space you … Continue reading

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What do you get if you cross a Brussels Sprout with Kale?

Answer= A Kalette! The one on the left is Kale the one on the right a sprout and in the middle, a Kalette! These are going down a storm in the US. Americans are not very keen on Brussels Sprouts but … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung

Hardy bulbs bursting through the cold soil in January is a sure sign that spring is on its way. Snowdrops or “Galanthus” its Latin name are amazing. Just as you think that nothing has survived the winter snowdrops appear! The … Continue reading

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September in the Garden

September is known to be a drier month than August and this last week has proved that theory, lets hope it continues! There are still lots of things you can do in September in the garden but if you have … Continue reading

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What to do in the Garden – Last Few Days of April

Is Spring really here? The signs are well advanced with blossom everywhere and you can always tell spring has arrived because the garden centres have their summer bedding on display albeit they are normally plug or mini plants needing to … Continue reading

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How to grow bulbs for Christmas

Bulbs For Christmas?

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