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Giles’ Jottings: April 2021

Giles’ Jottings: April 2021

Despite some persistently frosty mornings and one or two rain showers, this moment of the year is surely one of the most marvellous and stimulating, especially for gardeners. It feels almost like standing on the lip of a volcano about to erupt. You can feel the...

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Garden of the Month: April 2021

Garden of the Month: April 2021

Spring has sprung and we are lucky enough to have TWO gardens to feature for April! The Native Plant Garden Spring comes early to the Native Plant Garden. With our Mediterranean climate of wet winters and dry summers, most of our native flowers bloom in spring and are...

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Giles’ Jottings: March 2021

Giles’ Jottings: March 2021

Coming into March I like to think that spring is now just around the corner. The skies are still grey but when the sunshine breaks through it seems to bring a bit of real warmth with it. Unfortunately the heavy snowfall a couple of weeks ago has injected an enormous...

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Garden of the Month: March 2021

Garden of the Month: March 2021

The Garden of the Month for March 2021 is the Doris Page Winter Garden! By March, the Doris Page Winter Garden has come through the coldest part of the year and there are many plants springing to life to delight and surprise. The enchantment starts at ground level...

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Seed Starting Tips

Seed Starting Tips

Starting your own seeds indoors is a good way to get ahead of the growing season. You can order from seed companies locally or worldwide. We will all miss attending our local Seedy Saturday conferences in person this year -- they always inspire us to try growing...

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