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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


Tue Oct 18 12:08:57 +0000 2016

RT @Modern_Gardens: We love MG readers' photos! Our Nov issue's winner will receive this gorgeous prize of scented soy wax candles from htt…

Sun Sep 18 19:15:43 +0000 2016

*This* is so amazingly, incredibly good @Tate

Sun Sep 18 19:04:13 +0000 2016

'I have used these things to say what is to me the wideness and wonder of the world we live in'…

Thu Sep 15 10:16:54 +0000 2016

RT @ronnie_haydon: @lucy_bellamy off to find some opium poppies, but not for any sinister reason....@Modern_Gardens

Fri Sep 02 16:00:18 +0000 2016

RT @lialeendertz: Please have a look at my video and support my project, The New Almanac, on Unbound. Thank you!

Wed Aug 24 15:34:24 +0000 2016

I'm writing about my favourite things to make with blueberries and baking with with poppy seeds…

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