Gardening Blog

Gardening advice, monthly tasks & tips from our crew of resident gardening experts…

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Easy Does It

For many people gardening is a passion. In all honesty, for others it may occasionally be a chore. So here are my suggestions to make life easier for yourself. Plant what you love and love what you plant If there is a particular plant or group of plants that you love, plant those and tending […]

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May Gardening Tips

You may think I am obsessed by the weather, and you are probably correct. But after a cold and wet March, with snow for added frisson, and then an April in which the weather was indecisive to say the least, veering from very warm to wet and windy, I have high hopes for a delightful […]

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April Gardening Tips

I had hoped, when I wrote my column last month, that we had seen the last of the snow. Alas that was not to be and our teams have been routinely swathing any slightly tender plants in horticultural fleece to protect them from the icy chill. However the good weather will come and when it […]

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March Gardening Tips

  March may be starting with a cold snap but, on an optimistic note, spring is just a bud burst away and by the end of the month the clocks will have bounced forward and we can enjoy longer, lighter evenings perfect for an ad hoc potter in the garden. Whilst my garden is still […]

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February Gardening Tips

  It may be my imagination but I like to think that, when the sun comes out, I am hearing the birds chirrup just that little bit more optimistically now, heralding that spring is on the way. Some of the early daffodils are already fat with bud in my garden with the later flowering varieties […]

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