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There's always so much happening in the world of gardening - here we keep you posted on places we've visited, experts we've spoken with, and the things we just love doing...

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Saturday 13 March 2010

In winter and early spring whilst you’re holding your breath waiting for some signs of new growth, it is all to easy to get impatient ...

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Ornamental grasses with Monica Lucas

Wednesday 10 March 2010

“Rushes are round, sedges have edges, and grasses are glorious”. So said expert grower Monica Lewis at last Saturday’s Garden House ...

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Preston Park vegetable garden

Monday 8 March 2010

Everyones talking about growing your own veg these days, and a new initiative in Brighton and Hove aims to get more local residents ...

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Visit to Beth Chattos garden

Friday 5 March 2010

The Garden House is taking a spring trip to the wonderful Beth Chatto gardens at Colchester, Essex, on 17 April. It is so beautifully ...

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Visiting RHS Wisley with my father

Saturday 27 February 2010

Having been on a visit to RHS Wisley last week with The Garden House I decided it was so amazing that I visited again this week, this ...

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Digging by Seamus Heaney

Thursday 25 February 2010

The weather is warming up and soon we will be able to get into our gardens and allotments. For some of us this will involve preparing ...

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Early spring at RHS Wisley

Saturday 20 February 2010

We had a great visit to RHS Wisley last Saturday and were delighted with some very positive feedback from those of you who joined us. ...

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Snowdrop sale at Marchants Hardy Plants

Friday 19 February 2010

If you’re a Galanthus fan look no further.  Friday 19 and Saturday 20 February, one of our favourite nurseries, Marchants Hardy Plants, ...

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Garden House visit to South Africa

Thursday 18 February 2010

Join us on our visit to South Africa, 1-10 October 2010.  Spring when the Cape is covered with field upon field of flowers in bloom ...

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Shrove Tuesday get flipping!

Tuesday 16 February 2010

Just think fresh eggs from your own hens, a great pancake mix, and a delicious filling Shrove Tuesday heaven! Well whilst we cant ...

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Haiti fundraiser at The Garden House

Monday 15 February 2010

Were delighted to report that last Fridays bring and buy a plant fundraising event was successful, raising £520 to support the UNICEF ...

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Shrubs for free hardwood cuttings!

Saturday 13 February 2010

Now is just about the last opportunity you’ll have to take hardwood cuttings (it is preferable to start in November, but any time ...

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