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Hello Autumn

Hello Autumn We’re almost at the half way through October, but it’s only in the last few days that I feel we’re really into the Autumn weather. Crisp chilly mornings, with the leaves on the trees turning those amazing Yellow/Red/Pink autumnal colours. I’m not sure which time of year I love more, Autumn or Spring, …

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Planting Garlic

Planting Garlic… oh la.. la Have you ever planted your own garlic before? It’s really easy to grow your own garlic.  There are lots of different varieties of garlic available.  You can grow Elephant Garlic, which is a huge bulb of garlic to Germidor, which is an early variety with a mild flavour. If you’re …

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Garden At Twilight Rockbarton

Bye Bye September

Is anyone else lonesome saying Bye September? I don’t know about you, but all of this talk of Coronavirus, the “difficult winter” ahead and gloomy predictions by foreboding health experts is enough to give anyone heartburn.  If you feel that a fog of impending doom is bearing down, you are probably not spending enough time …

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Getting Ready for Autumn

The rain over the past few days may not have been great for the staycationers and holiday-makers.  However, it has been a boon for the gardener.  My salvias and perennial lobelias look great and are literally jumping out of the ground.  Also, I love a good shower of heavy rain, there is something mesmerising and …

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August Gardening Tips

The last few months people have been spending more time in their garden. New flower beds have been created and new trees & hedging planted.  New window boxes have been installed, displaying fabulous summer colour.  With all this new colour, I just though a few tips might help you to get the most out of …

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