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Gardening Notes

Slug patrol. After dark with a torch in all your crevices

Posted on - 2014-06-11 21:06:44 GMT

Pinch out side shoots on undercover cordon tomatoes.

Posted on - 2014-06-06 05:00:37 GMT

Ne'er cast a clout 'til May be out. And it nearly is, so plant out courgettes, runner beans, aubergines and outdoor tomatoes.

Posted on - 2014-05-31 21:07:47 GMT

Picking sweet pea blooms means the plant will keep producing more and more

Posted on - 2014-05-31 21:03:12 GMT

Keep mowing the lawn, it's growing rapidly with all the sunshine and rain

Posted on - 2014-05-29 20:59:35 GMT

use clipped box or euonymus in winter pots with

Posted on - 2013-10-17 15:06:50 GMT

Use clipped box or euonymus in winter pots, with thymes, violet violas and trailing ivy

dahlias are wonderful now nip off fading blooms

Posted on - 2013-10-17 14:59:25 GMT

Dahlias are wonderful now. Nip off fading blooms to keep these bad boys flowering until frosts

Cox, Egremont Russet...

Posted on - 2013-09-02 08:42:35 GMT

This year’s fresh English apples in shops from today. Sunny summer weather has made them extra bright and sweet. Yum!

remove the lower leaves from cordon tomatoes to

Posted on - 2013-08-30 13:25:15 GMT

Remove the lower leaves from cordon tomatoes to encourage ripening

use netting to keep cabbage white butterflies away

Posted on - 2013-07-29 10:55:30 GMT

Use netting to keep cabbage white butterflies away from brassicas

white currants are less tempting to birds than

Posted on - 2013-07-26 12:28:55 GMT

White currants are less tempting to birds than black and red currants


Tulipa Jan Reus, Ronaldo, Havran and Black Parrot


Rhubarb Timperley Early


Wed Oct 18 14:23:36 +0000 2017

Double excitement at @GdnsIllustrated towers today when @PimpernelPress spring catalogue arrived #brilliantandwild

Thu Oct 12 18:53:18 +0000 2017

RT @lucekel: Japan has 72 microseasons. Right now is "Swallows leave," in a few days is "Thunder ceases."

Sun Sep 24 16:10:02 +0000 2017

Excited to share the cover of my new book with you friends, Brilliant and Wild : a garden from…

Wed Sep 13 15:25:17 +0000 2017

Veg patch Greek style. Tended each morning by our 90 year old neighbour in her floral dress 💚

Sat Sep 09 08:35:44 +0000 2017

RT @GdnsIllustrated: Letters to a beekeeper by @AlysFowler & @Londonhoneyman is our book of the month!…

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