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Not open this year

I recently visited a garden in Bracknell that has opened for the NGS. I soon wondered...

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5 Aug, 2019
Andrewr

Sun in the garden

One slight disadvantage of growing unusual plants can be the lack of information...

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5 Jul, 2019
Andrewr

Bracknell prairie - April to June

Back in March, I wrote a blog on how I had replanted my front garden as a prairie....

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28 Jun, 2019
Andrewr

What's your point of view?

I recently posted a photo of a flower in the main border in my back garden, geum...

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5 May, 2019
Andrewr

Some like it pink

According to Wikipedia, “Trillium is a genus of perennial flowering plants native...

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17 Apr, 2019
Andrewr

Bracknell prairie - planting day

While parts of the country had heavy rain today, here in balmy Bracknell it was cloudy...

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16 Mar, 2019
Andrewr

Corydalis corner

A few years ago, I planted paeonia delavayi in memory of my mother. I was visiting...

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6 Mar, 2019
Andrewr

An unlikely berberis relative

We all know berberis shrubs, often big unruly monsters with vicious thorns (which...

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3 Mar, 2019
Andrewr

A Good Year For Crocus

Here in Bracknell, we have had lots of dry, sunny weather and the crocus have responded...

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18 Feb, 2019
Andrewr

From Leicestershire to Berkshire

The story starts with a man called George – Lieutenant-Colonel Sir George Frederick...

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1 Feb, 2019
Andrewr

Bracknell prairie - the plan

My front garden faces due south and gets all the sun going. It was all grassed over...

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18 Jan, 2019
Andrewr

A Nudist for Christmas

It may be common as muck, but winter jasmine, jasminum nudiflorum, is very welcome...

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16 Dec, 2018
Andrewr


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