February in the garden

After a very long and fairly miserable January, February in the garden heralds the start of seed sowing and the beginnings of little splashes of colour in the garden.  Purple and yellow crocuses, snowdrops, pink…

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January in the garden

As a gardener, I quite like this time of year, January is my planning ahead month. There’s not a lot of colour or growth so I can see the shape and layout of my garden…

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December in the garden

As I settled down to write this post, it started snowing. Could that be any more appropriate for December in the garden? A lot (although not all!) of my winter gardening jobs were done in…

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November in the garden

I know I said the nights were getting chillier in October, but we are definitely on the countdown to winter now. We’ve had a couple of frosts already and there is less colour everywhere, with…

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October in the garden

The nights are getting chillier and longer, and everywhere I look there are pumpkins on display. Yes, it’s October now, time of mists and mellow fruitfulness (to misquote a Romantic poet, Keats). So, what jobs…

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