the golden hour and overcast sky tips

Hello folks!  Last month I promised you a very special offer and here it is, my Personal Shopping Day, with a difference!  No this isn’t about clothes; it’s for your garden! Join me for an extra special shopping day, including a review of your garden with practical design advice and problem solving, and then the […]

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Hello Summer

Hello Summer… We’d almost given up on you!  Typically, we have gone from one extreme to the other, so watering, particularly containers and any new plants, is critical. If you see a powdery mildew, this could be caused by drought at the roots; its better, in this instance, to soak a plant rather than to […]

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Blogs, Books, Weather and Pruning

That’s it folks – the winter is over!  Thankfully it didn’t last long and was also fairly painless; a huge improvement on the last two winters. Noticed how dry it’s been?  Yes I’m afraid that all the talk on the news about a drought this year, is a very real possibility.  I’ll keep you posted! […]

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Garden Tips, Tricks & more…

And you thought it was time to relax… Autumn is one of the busiest times of the gardening calendar, and traditional gardeners like myself think of September as the start of the gardening year.  This is the time we start preparing the garden for next season. So if you’re planning a new garden layout for […]

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