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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

Three acers

The acers here in Bracknell are colouring up well. Here are three pictures taken...

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29 Oct, 2018
Andrewr

Autumn Blues

Blue flowers are not common at the best of times, but by autumn you could be forgiven...

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27 Oct, 2018
Andrewr

Open Garden at 'Devonia' - 2018

After deciding on the date the previous year, it seemed a long time to come around,...

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20 Aug, 2018
Andrewr

Revamping a Border (Part 2)

Back in May, I described how I replanted a border in the garden in readiness for...

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18 Aug, 2018
Andrewr

Autumn snowflake

You’ve probably heard of the spring snowflake (Leucojum vernum) and the summer snowflake...

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17 Aug, 2018
Andrewr

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


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