Articles about gardening


Reginald Farrer: dalesman, intrepid plant hunter and gardener

Last updated: 06/27/2018

Born in 1880, Reginald Farrer's home was Ingleborough Hall in Clapham. Termed by many to be the 'Prince of Alpine gardeners', Farrer was successful in introducing many new alpine p

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Tips for New Vegetable Gardeners - That Bloomin' Garden

Last updated: 06/27/2018

Here are some tips for new vegetable gardeners. Over the last few days many questions have arisen about when to plant vegetable seeds and plants. That depends on the plant. If itâ

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4 vegetable gardening facts you need to know

Last updated: 06/27/2018

It’s a fact; good planning can transform a simple vegetable garden into a high-producing, less-maintenance space. And, knowing a few basic vegetable gardening facts can save you

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How to make a story garden with your children - GardenTags Gardening Blog

Last updated: 06/26/2018

Alice Whitehead is a third generation allotmenteer that likes to grow, eat and get muddy – then write about it! With two urban allotment plots, an award-winning school garden cl

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Garden Notes for Seedy Folks

Last updated: 06/07/2018

There is always a moment later this month when you think the garden is set. After weeks of sowing, transplanting, weeding, thinning... weeding again, the garden is finally filled

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Bolting lettuce: when good lettuce goes bad

Last updated: 06/07/2018

Ah lettuce; the most popular of the salad greens, offering a long season of sweet, crispy leaves. It’s one of my favourite veggies and I plant at least two dozen varieties each

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Butterfly Garden Plants

Last updated: 06/07/2018

Attract butterflies to your garden by planting their favorite nectar sources. Let's start with perennials. Butterfly bush, or buddleja, is one of the best known butterfly attractor

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My Gardening Week - Six on Saturday 02.06.18 | The Tea Break Gardener

Last updated: 06/06/2018

This week has been half term so I haven’t got as much gardening done as I’d have liked but I have been out with my camera capturing some early June delights. A few years ago I

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New learning gardens revealed for RHS Wisley – Reckless Gardener Magazine

Last updated: 06/06/2018

Award-winning designers Ann-Marie Powell and Matt Keightley have revealed their designs for three new learning gardens around the planned new National Centre for Horticultural Scie

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Southern California

Last updated: 06/04/2018

Camellia japonica 'Debutante' Many camellias fail to open in coastal zones but Debutante is a trouble-free variety with clean glossy foliage and pink flowers that open up in winter

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