Gardening Magazine


  • Acorn Bank - an Unexpected Sidetrack

    Acorn Bank Unexpected Sidetrack

    One of the great things about being a member of the National Trust is that a signpost can catch your eye and you can decide to detour and visit at no... Read more

    The 03 August 2023 by   Ozhene
  • Letter to the Garden -August 2023

    Letter Garden -August 2023

    Dear Garden, As usual it gets to this time of the year and I am apologising for not writing lately. I last wrote to you in May and I was apologising then that... Read more

    The 06 August 2023 by   Ozhene
  • Canna 'Tropical Salmon' Are True To Seed

    Canna 'Tropical Salmon' True Seed

    I came across some dwarf versions of Cannas online last year and thought it would be interesting to see if these lilies will grow true to the seed. Searched... Read more

    The 07 August 2023 by   Stephanie
  • Tree Following August 2023 - the 2023 Quince Count is Go

    Tree Following August 2023 Quince Count

    August already, crikey, which means it is time to start the Quince Count. Actually I think I usually start the count in July, but hey, its been a weird year. ... Read more

    The 10 August 2023 by   Ozhene
  • La Manoir Aux Quat' Saisons - a Delight of a Visit

    Manoir Quat' Saisons Delight Visit

    In my day job there are not a lot of 'jollies' to be had as it is not that sort of world; so when I get a 'would you like to join us for a day at La Manoir aux... Read more

    The 13 August 2023 by   Ozhene
  • How Awnings Can Increase Energy Efficiency in Your Home

    Awnings Increase Energy Efficiency Your Home

    In the quest for a more sustainable and cost-effective living, homeowners are constantly seeking innovative ways to reduce their energy consumption. Read more

    The 15 August 2023 by   Mountain Publishing
  • The Lost Rose

    Lost Rose

    It is not that I forgot that I had this rose, but in truth I had lost track of it. Of course I knew where I had planted it, but it went into hiding. I think... Read more

    The 16 August 2023 by   Ozhene
  • Grey Skies Did Not Dull the Southport Flower Show 2023

    Grey Skies Dull Southport Flower Show 2023

    Somewhat unkindly the one day I could get to the Southport Flower Show was the day that had the worst forecast. I kept a check all week on how the day might... Read more

    The 20 August 2023 by   Ozhene
  • Banana-drama


    No drama here, quite the opposite, its all been a bit shy and retiring up until now. When I first started thinking about writing this piece I thought I had... Read more

    The 24 August 2023 by   Ozhene
  • How to Attract Bees to Your Central Florida Yard

    Attract Bees Your Central Florida Yard

    Planting “butterfly gardens” with flowers that attract these fanciful emissaries of spring is popular in Central Florida – as well as throughout the United... Read more

    The 24 August 2023 by   Shurby


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