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RHS Plant of the Year 2015

The RHS has gone for a shrub for the third year in succession and what a beauty!      …

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RHS Chelsea 1015

Chelsea 2015 Well the sun has finally started to show itself and, with the occasional exception of a torrential downpour,…

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Spring Awakenings

Well, with this spell of sunny weather, the plants have well and truly come alive.  I think April is a…

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Scent of the Spring Garden

The vernal equinox.  Herald of spring, bringer of long balmy days, ancient druidic corner stone of the cycle of nature…

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Into the woods

We all like trees, trees are great.  They can be used as feature plants within the structure of the garden,…

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The Cycle of Life

Even in the depth of winter the cycle of plant life is ready to begin again. Small increases in the…

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A Rose by any other name…

Ah, the Christmas Rose!  Pity it has nothing to do with roses!  When it comes to plant names I’ve always…

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Plant of the Month for January

Up until now it has been a fairly mild winter.  This has resulted in a lot of plants starting  to…

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The Winter Garden

Your garden need not be a forgotten wilderness throughout winter, simply left awaiting the first buds of spring. Many plants…

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