Monthly Archives: August 2015

Propagating, the video

Last week we had a great time propagating at the station (hmm, perhaps a comment more worthy of London Road Station’s slightly naughty alter ego @LRBstation). It’s a great way to ensure a stock of plants for the next season because it’s … Continue reading

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Summertime … and the pruning is easy?

I took the plunge and summer pruned our cordoned fruit trees last week. They were looking very leafy and rather unruly – but then I feel plants should be allowed some independence. Which is probably why I’ve put it off for … Continue reading

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Kindness, madness, carelessness, drought

Squirrels don’t plant sunflowers, I thought to myself as I watered the shady garden this evening. So how did a drooping mini-sunflower come to be sitting in one of our ceramic planters? Well, it’s August – there are mad humans about the … Continue reading

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