Category Archives: Spring Articles

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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Breaking Bud!

Growth is taking place rapidly in all corners of the garden now as the leaves break bud. If you are not now enjoying the rush of spring blossoms and colour,...
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Wedding Season is here!

        I suppose you could say that Easter heralds the start of the wedding season every year. I heard recently from a waiter in Maryborough House Hotel...
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Is it Summer already ?!

  Is this our Summer? I certainly hope not! According to Monty Don on last Friday night’s Gardener’s World, a drought warning has been issued by the Met service in...
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Stunning spring colour!

Growth is taking place rapidly in all corners of the garden now as the leaves break bud. If you are not now enjoying the rush of spring blossoms and colour,...
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Paws and enjoy

        If National Tree week eluded you another opportunity arises next Sunday to buy and plant a tree for your Mum.  Magnolias have to be the showiest...
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March Mayhem!

  March is here and the growing season is now well under way outside. It also means the beginning of indoor seed growing for me, and the time of year...
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Reduce, reuse, recycle!

If you are short on space, old car tyres are ideal for growing vegetables in. They are also very useful if you have a bad back, as several stacked on...
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Spring has sprung!

Well I got my New Year’s wish about the weather and spring is well under way in the garden now. My tete-tete daffodils planted amongst the orange bare stems of...
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