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Countdown to opening

It's that time of year again when my diary is empty for a week as I make final preparations...

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13 Aug, 2018
Andrewr

Rain!!!!

It's raining here in Bracknell! We've only had one wet day here since the eginning...

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9 Aug, 2018
Andrewr

I've gone potty but I now have a partial treatment

As many of you know, I like to grow unusual plants. While many of them are available...

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10 Jun, 2018
Andrewr

Revamping a Border (Part 1)

This year, 'Devonia' will be open under the National Garden Scheme on 19th August....

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4 Jun, 2018
Andrewr

Cherry and Lilac

Spring is all about bulbs. Snowdrops, crocus, narcissus, hyacinths, tulips – there...

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2 May, 2018
Andrewr

A New Generation

Those of you with long memories may recall a couple of helpers here in the garden...

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19 Apr, 2018
Andrewr

Ascot Spring Garden Show

If you've not heard of the Ascot Spring Garden Show, it's because this is the first...

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13 Apr, 2018
Andrewr

Carol Klein

Carol Klein has been awarded the RHS Victoria Medal of Honour. This is their top...

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14 Mar, 2018
Andrewr

Beastly weather in Bracknell

Well, the Beast from the East brought more snow to Bracknell than we have seen since...

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3 Mar, 2018
Andrewr

Paradise Gardens

If you're going stir crazy and up to your armpits in snow, you may like to watch...

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19 Jan, 2018
Andrewr

Something for the New Year

A new series from Monty Don, "My Paradise Gardens", will be starting on BBC2 on Friday...

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29 Nov, 2017
Andrewr

Keeping the colour going

Does your garden run out of steam by the time August comes around? Or does it hang...

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30 Sep, 2017
Andrewr


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