Saturday, July 4, 2020
Blog: A contrary month in every way! June has been a month of sharp contrasts - cloudy, misty and humid for more than a week at the beginning, followed by a week of extreme heat and thunderstorms. As I write,...

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Collapsed tomato and tomatillo seedlings, 11.30am, March 31

Fried green tomatoes…

Blog: I'm not happy with my seed compost, heat mat or memory... It's so typical that the only year I've left my seed sowing to...
Passion flower

How to take semi-ripe cuttings

Easy way to propagate your favourite plants Here's the second instalment in my how to take cuttings series - this time, the semi-ripe type. Don't be...

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Song thrush fledgling

Why you should leave fledglings alone – RSPB

Young birds are tougher than they look As many more people are taking an interest in birds during the coronavirus pandemic, lockdown has seen a...

ASHRIDGE NURSERIES' PLANT OF THE WEEK: GERANIUM WARGRAVE PINK

FRUIT, VEG, FEATURED PLANTS, FLOWER SEEDS

On trial: Aloe Safari Sunrise and tomato Rubylicious from Thompson &...

Plants that are not all that they seem... Another of my posts from the Garden Press Event - this time I'm focusing on two plants...

RECIPES AND DEALING WITH GLUTS