Gardens

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Protecting your garden in heatwaves: 'Bust that myth around watering in the middle of the day'
Whether you’ve got a balcony garden, or an edible backyard crop, there are ways to stop plants withering in heat – both on the day and well in advance

Ally Jackson

21, Jan, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Making lockdown a walk in the park | Brief letters
Brief letters: Joys of walking | Snowdrops | Central heating | Salisbury Cathedral

Letters

19, Jan, 2021 @4:18 PM

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Plotting the future: the ‘seed guardians’ bringing variety to UK gardens
Gardeners in the UK are doing their bit to expand the range of plant seeds for a richer and more diverse future

Alexander Turner

19, Jan, 2021 @9:30 AM

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That’s barking! Why all dog owners need a poo wormery
It’s no longer enough to bag it and bin it – the green approach is to let worms munch through your dog’s waste

18, Jan, 2021 @3:26 PM

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How to grow plants using hydroponics | James Wong
Indoor gardeners can forget soil – some plants thrive in water alone, says James Wong

James Wong

17, Jan, 2021 @8:15 AM

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The days, and list of garden chores, are short | Allan Jenkins
There’s little to do in the frosty garden – except feed the birds

Allan Jenkins

17, Jan, 2021 @6:15 AM

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How to grow sweet peas | Alys Fowler
Sowing sweet peas now, while it’s dark and gloomy outside, provides a good jolt of optimism

Alys Fowler

16, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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NSW gardener sets new record for biggest pumpkin in southern hemisphere
Weighing in at a whopping 867kg, Dale Oliver’s giant pumpkin beat his previous record by more than 100kg

Calla Wahlquist

12, Jan, 2021 @6:19 AM

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It’s time to rethink our attitudes to native flora | James Wong
Native doesn’t always mean better when it comes to gardening – in fact, when you look at it, it can mean very little at all, Says James Wong

James Wong

10, Jan, 2021 @8:15 AM

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No-one told the nasturtiums about winter
In this mild winter, a few flowers cling on and bring hope, says Allan Jenkins

Allan Jenkins

10, Jan, 2021 @6:15 AM

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Garden short cuts? No thanks | James Wong
So often the media message is for low-fuss or easy horticulture, totally missing the reason why so many people love gardening, says James Wong

James Wong

03, Jan, 2021 @8:15 AM

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A wing and a prayer: how birds are coping with the climate crisis
Some of our best-loved species are changing their breeding cycles and heading north in their fight for survival

Stephen Moss

03, Jan, 2021 @6:45 AM

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