Category Archives: Gardening Articles

Enhancing your home garden

Enhancing your home garden When you are starting or maintaining a home garden, it is easy to focus entirely on the plants. Flower gardens tend to be the easiest to...
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In the Garden – Pumpkins

The pumpkin department in our house has been under the management and control of John since he was two years old and he takes his role very seriously too! Growing...
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Tree Ferns

One of my Australian Tree Ferns, Dicksonia Antartica which I thought had died in the frost of 2011 has produced a little frond. I am delighted. These exotic ferns are...
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Potato Blight!

I discovered to my horror at the weekend that or entire potato crop has been affected by blight. In all the years that we have been growing spuds this has...
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Lovely lavender

Well summer is here and, regardless of the rain, plants will still thrive and flower, some more than others in the wet though. One such plant that is familiar to...
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Autumn Flower Garden

Schizostylis or Kaffir lilies from South Africa come in crimson, pink and white. They like a sunny position, moist, rich soil and are flowering now. I dug up mine and...
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Asters & Apples

There are asters for almost all garden situations, be it in the border, rock garden, dry sites, flower meadows or beside a stream. Their daisy-like flowers can be white, blue,...
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