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Tim Penrose gives us some tips for early summer colour, jobs to be getting on with in the garden and how to deal with those pests... Hanging baskets can start to be hung out late May/June to brighten up a doorway, wall or patio and more

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The ‘courgette crisis’ that hit the news a few weeks back is a timely nudge for all of us to have a go at growing our own. Even with just a pot-full or two of fresh leafy salad right outside the back door, you’re a bit less at the mercy of vegetable more

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Getting outdoors and active in the garden brings with it a multitude of benefits – not only to the garden! Gardens offer the perfect opportunity to get outdoors and active: at home, by renting an allotment, or by becoming involved as a volun more

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Visitors to The Garden House in Buckland Monachorum this weekend were met by a sea of blue spring bulbs planted throughout the bulb meadow and acer glade. The 10 acre garden is certainly putting on a great show for spring. The Garden House will be o more

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I love the winter, with Christmas and the New Year approaching I can confidently feel that all the mistakes and errors of the previous year can be closed off and here we are ready to run again – that counts for business, personal lives and also garde more

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Backlit Acer palmatum Autumn

John Richmond

We couldn't resist showing you the fabulous Autumn colours at the Garden House. Check website for opening times in March 2017 more

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Cutting gardens are becoming ever popular and Sue Fisher gives us some advice on how to get started and the types of flowers we should look out for. Local and seasonal produce is hugely popular around Devon, inspired by a long tradition of... more

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Celia Steven, has a ‘Great’ connection to the famous Bramley apple and this wonderfully versatile culinary staple is now helping raise money for the local cricket club... more

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With a mild south-westerly climate and warmed by the tidal waters of the Tamar and Tavy estuaries, the Bere Peninsula has a rich horticultural heritage of fruit and flower growing. Strawberries, cherries, daffodils and many other crops were once pro more

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With the ever increasing popularity of ‘grow your own’ more gardeners are increasing their knowledge to produce, care for and enjoy their bounty. As an ethical and frugal gardener myself it is important to grow in a sustainable and organic way... more

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