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Entries from June 26th, 2009

Bergenia ‘Morgenrote’

June 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Garden Supplies

I spent yesterday visiting Loseley Park near Guildford. The weather was perfect and the roses were in full bloom, but imagine my surprise when I found this border of bergenias in flower. I had always thought that bergenias were spring flowering plants although I have discovered after some brief research that some varieties do flower [...]

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Guerrillas, Working Gardens And Hopping Mowers

June 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Garden Supplies

Guerrilla gardening has been around for several years and is generally understood as a clandestine activity carried out by small groups often at night who plant flowers on neglected areas of public land. Admittedly the publication of “On Guerrilla Gardening” by Richard Reynolds has given the activity an air of respectability, but it is still [...]

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More Garden Tools And Exotic Alliums

June 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Garden Supplies

The choice of garden tools is a highly personal business as is evident from the huge variety of implements on sale in stores and garden centers. But even with this wide choice you will often fail to find the exact shape or style that you want. So don’t despair – make your own. In this [...]

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Fashion, Gadgets And Green Savings

June 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Garden Gadgets

Every gardener needs tools and we all have our favorites, but we don’t all make an exclusive selection from around the world and list them for sale on our website. But this is what Dianne Benson from East Hampton has done. Her “Ten Garden Greats” include clippers from Japan, gardening shoes from France and hand [...]

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Peonies, Tablecloths And Tumbling Tomatoes

June 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Garden Supplies

I planted this peony in my garden last year and it has just come into flower for the first time. But if you want to see some spectacular peony pictures take a look at this piece about Cricket Hill Garden and Peony Heaven. Cricket Hill in Thomaston, Ct is the nursery where the owners have [...]

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