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February 2018

The time in the garden seems to have been spent mainly with moving hoses around, and cutting back the luxuriant growth which has resulted from two periods of good rain during the hot weather. Often it has been possible to work in a...

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December 2017

It is that time of year when many of you will be shifting hoses, realising that Christmas is not far away, and some of you will be packing bags to travel. Realising that we have to consider warmer temperatures and drier spells as a distinct...

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November 2017

The majority of rhododendrons have been in flower since September. I would like to mention an evergreen dwarf variety, Rhododendron ‘Chikor’. Bred in 1962 by the Scottish plantsman Peter Cox, this rhododendron was bred by crossing...

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