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Petunias and a bit of plant snobbery

Petunias and a bit of plant snobbery

Petunias and a bit of plant snobbery We all have opinions about plants, some we like, some we do not. We may regard some plants as rather garish, maybe too… Read more »

Daffodils – plant them now for the best blooms

Daffodils – plant them now for the best blooms

Plant daffodils now for the best spring displays A colleague heard Alan Titchmarsh talking about planting daffodils in August on his radio show at the weekend and was a bit… Read more »

Gardening news – Fraxinus game, bees, travelling plants

Gardening news – Fraxinus game, bees, travelling plants

It’s been quite a week for gardening news, read our update here… New Facebook game aims to protect ash trees from ash dieback A new Facebook game  has just been… Read more »

Enjoy the blooms and bring in the harvest

Enjoy the blooms and bring in the harvest

August 2013 August has arrived and the weather has continued to be glorious, although the odd days we have had showers of rain have been most welcome. I am still… Read more »

Pea Alexandra – huge plants, bumper crops!

Pea Alexandra – huge plants, bumper crops!

Hello all you happy gardeners! Well we’ve all had some fab weather and doesn’t it show in the gardens? The flowers and veg like to feel the warmth on them…. Read more »

Gardening news – National Allotments Week, butterflies and nitrogen

Gardening news – National Allotments Week, butterflies and nitrogen

In this week’s gardening news we’ll be talking about National Allotments Week, the effect of weather on butterflies and a new technique to enable plants to source nitrogen from the… Read more »

Harry Cook – wildflower planting in our area

Harry Cook – wildflower planting in our area

Update 30th July – see photos at the end of this post! Harry Cook, Thompson & Morgan trial panel member, and his wife Pat are members of It’s Your Neighbourhood… Read more »

Petunias – customer trial panel update

Petunias – customer trial panel update

I love petunias but with last year’s awful weather I was reluctant to grow them this year – I did not want to have another year of soggy flowers. As… Read more »