Gardening advice

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My lifelong habit of buying flowers
I’ve always loved a vase full of fresh blooms, now more than ever, writes Allan Jenkins

Allan Jenkins

29, Jan, 2023 @6:15 AM

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Stuck at home, happy plants will keep me company
Working from home while convalescing from a niggling illness, Allan Jenkins contemplates the growth around him

Allan Jenkins

22, Jan, 2023 @6:15 AM

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Why some plants are worth a little extra effort
It’s tricky to care for, so why is the alocasia having a moment?

James Wong

15, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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How to start a sustainable, affordable garden – right now
It might be winter, but there’s plenty to do: our expert on how to start a small, climate-friendly garden from scratch

Matt Collins

13, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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For a blast of pure escapism, plant lomatias
These lovely exotics look like something from a sci-fi film, writes James Wong

James Wong

08, Jan, 2023 @8:15 AM

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52 acts of kindness: how to spread joy in every week of 2023
Whether fostering kittens, donating blood or delivering boxes of biscuits to striking workers, there has never been a better time to help out. And it will improve your life too

Emma Beddington

03, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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A new gardening year, and despite the cold there’s still much to do
But will the trusted old advice still hold good in these swiftly changing times? By Allan Jenkins

Allan Jenkins

01, Jan, 2023 @1:34 PM

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Winter colour: evergreens can also come in uplifting reds
At this darkest time of the year, we depend on evergreens to do the heavy lifting. But don’t forget they come in a range of colours

James Wong

01, Jan, 2023 @8:15 AM

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Farewell! We have gardened together for 12 years, but it’s time for me to sling my billhook | Alys Fowler
After hundreds of columns, I’m handing over the reins, but leaving memories of happy planting, picking, pruning and composting in a changing world

Alys Fowler

23, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Jungle formula: easy-going houseplants
Make room for the gesneriads and they will reward you

James Wong

18, Dec, 2022 @8:15 AM

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Gifts for the gardeners in your life
Make them happy with everything from classic tools to bee-friendly seeds… By Allan Jenkins

Allan Jenkins

18, Dec, 2022 @6:15 AM

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My shabby shed poses a planting problem: the answer is rhubarb | Alys Fowler
A dry shady area around my tatty old shed needs a creative approach

Alys Fowler

16, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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