Gardening Magazine


  • End of Month Review May 2022

    Month Review 2022

    May has been quite sunny and warm when it has not been quite chilly, breezy and rainy. We seemed to get a lot of weather in May. The garden has responded by... Read more

    The 02 June 2022 by   Ozhene
  • Quick Trip to The Palm Centre

    Quick Trip Palm Centre

    On our way to Kew Gardens last Thursday we popped round to The Palm Centre first as we always did in the past. We haven't been to Kew Gardens for four years... Read more

    The 04 June 2022 by   Alternativeeden
  • Book Review: The Hidden Kingdom of Fungi by Keith Seifert

    Book Review: Hidden Kingdom Fungi Keith Seifert

    This new book from Keith Seifert says that it explores the microscopic world in our forests, home and bodies, yes, bodies. I don't know if I am fascinated or... Read more

    The 05 June 2022 by   Ozhene
  • Being Prepared for Hurricane Season

    Being Prepared Hurricane Season

    If you’re a Florida native or semi-native, please bear with us. The Sunshine State welcomes numerous new residents every year, most from states that don’t... Read more

    The 06 June 2022 by   Shurby
  • Hosepipe and Secateurs

    Hosepipe Secateurs

    There was an occasion before where a photographer came here and my role as she took photos was to trail behind, with a towel and dust pan to hand. Read more

    The 07 June 2022 by   Alternativeeden
  • Tree Following: June 2022 - It's Looking Good

    Tree Following: June 2022 It's Looking Good

    It's all a bit exciting at the moment. It is that time of year when it is all to play for. It is too early for the Quince Count just yet, but quincelets are... Read more

    The 08 June 2022 by   Ozhene
  • Fern House at the Garfield Park Conservatory

    Fern House Garfield Park Conservatory

    A glimpse of what Illinois may have looked like 300 million years ago. That was the vision of landscape architect Jens Jensen when he conceptualised the Fern... Read more

    The 09 June 2022 by   Alternativeeden
  • A Demi-cut for the Wild Garden

    Demi-cut Wild Garden

    One of the key features of my garden that routinely brings me happiness is the Wild Garden. From almost the first day of moving here and thinking about creatin... Read more

    The 12 June 2022 by   Ozhene
  • Side Passage Makeover

    Side Passage Makeover

    Last weekend we took on a mini project by making over the side passage of the house that leads on to the garden. It had a partial makeover before, when we sorte... Read more

    The 14 June 2022 by   Alternativeeden
  • Favourite Plant of the Week - Cyphomandra Corymbiflora

    Favourite Plant Week Cyphomandra Corymbiflora

    Cyphomandra corymbiflora, sometimes called a hardy tree tomato, has been growing in our garden for well over a decade, going through the poor winter of 2010. Read more

    The 15 June 2022 by   Alternativeeden


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