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Garden Plastics – Good or bad? (1)

Tree guards

The function of the tree guard is to help to protect the newly planted tree from damage by the grazing action of herbivorous animals and also by the careless use of strimmers. 220 more words

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The Potting Shed

The potting shed was full of old fashioned charm.  I didn’t appreciate it at the time. What sixteen year old would? It was built of rough bricks in a warm shade of red with a slate roof. 638 more words

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'An Inspirational Pleasure Garden'

Homes and Gardens featured our ‘Building a Dream’ garden, The Old Rectory in Northamptonshire, in their July 2018 issue. It’s lovely to see Clive Nichols’s beautiful photographs capturing the garden so beautifully and to read Darryl Moore’s impressions of the garden.   70 more words

15 May 2018

Gaps have opened up in the garden beds along the terrace outside the kitchen: Ceanothus have inexplicably withered; even well mulched Agapanthus liquified in super-cold weather over the winter. 1,212 more words


Little Known Facts About Landscape Designer

Excellent prep work is essential for your garden to survive the wilting results of the Aussie summer season. For all of us, summer brings common obstacles, such as splitting time and initiative between keeping our yards in excellent shape, and appreciating them during the summer season vacations. 1,148 more words

11 January 2018

Late last night in an idle moment I clicked on Weather Underground and found this. Cue a double, then a triple and quadruple take. I mean, we’ve had our good days and our less good days – some biting cold and some rain but yesterday, for example, it was 13° (55°F) with resplendent skies. 1,142 more words


Fatsia japonica ‘Variegata’

Current plant obsession: Fatsia japonica ‘Variegata’

A Northwest hardy broadleaf evergreen. Can be grown indoors as a houseplant.

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