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March 2019 | In Praise of Squashed Plants – Yes, Squashed

March 2019 | In Praise of Squashed Plants – Yes, Squashed

Welcome back to my blog and greetings to the Spring that has arrived following the pleasant surprise of a warm and sunny February – unheard of. My seeds sown indoors in January are progressing – leeks, white onions, red onions, broad beans, marigolds – and the February and March starters have gone into the propagator where some are showing already. This post’s title is explained at the end. Wildlife, Wildflowers and Corridors   I continue to be made happily aware…

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Ready for the Season ? – April 2017

Ready for the Season ? – April 2017

A version of this article was first published under the Green Arts Series title on the Mature Times website. Updated by Rosanna May 2019 Welcome! This time of year most gardeners are a blur as they rush around preparing for the summer season – so much of the art of gardening is in the preparation – at the same time as they are responding to the many tasks the fast new growth suddenly brings about. The first mowing of the…

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Early Spring Gardening – March 2017

Early Spring Gardening – March 2017

Hello – I need to say welcome again to Green Arts it being quite some time since I was last in touch with Mature Times readers. Since working as a gardener I have come to enjoy the winter months much more than before. This surprises people who think I must be braving arctic temperatures for months on end. Not so. Because I am moving all the time and working on the outskirts of London I am not usually on very…

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