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About me

I have been gardening at 'Devonia' since moving here in 1984. I inherited two apple trees, six leylandii (small and recently planted thank goodness), six shrubs all planted in the wrong conditions, and bindweed.
Since then, it has become a plantsman's garden, planted for all season interest. I work on a 'no watering' principle for all established plants which could become critical as our climate changes

Latest photos

  • Scilla hyacinthoides - 2019 (Scilla hyacinthoides)
  • Allium moly - 2019 (Allium moly)
  • Gladiolus communis subsp byzantinus - 2019 (Gladiolus communis subsp byzantinus)
  • Chaerophyllum hirsutum 'Roseum' - 2019 (Chaerophyllum hirsutum)

Latest blogs

What's your point of view?

Posted on 5 May, 2019 10 comments

Some like it pink

Posted on 17 Apr, 2019 5 comments

Bracknell prairie - planting day

Posted on 16 Mar, 2019 15 comments

Latest questions

Does anyone use a copper trowel?

Asked on 29 Nov, 2018 6 replies

Can someone contact the admins on my behalf please?

Asked on 18 Sep, 2017 8 replies

What else

Joined in Aug 2007

Country: England

County: Berkshire

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