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Gardening On a Small Scale

The Golfer takes great delight in informing any visitors who want to have a nose around the garden that it is ‘designed and maintained by someone under five feet tall’ which is, I have to admit, strictly true. The implication, … Continue reading

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As Good as a Rest

Over the last couple of years having more time to give attention to the garden has brought certain underperforming plants to my notice, plants that have barely managed to switch themselves on, let alone shine brightly. Two climbing roses in … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers

As I rambled this morning, and sat (yes, I did make time to sit) and admired, I found my mind inundated with lots of questions but only a few answers. For example, how quickly would the Clematis x jouiniana  ‘Praecox’ get out … Continue reading

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