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The English are obsessed with our boring, suburban lawns. It’s time to let them go
Lawns are just nature smothered by class aspirations, a constant chase for control. By Eva Wiseman

Eva Wiseman

03, Jul, 2022 @8:52 AM

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The fine art of not doing what you ‘should’ do
Talented gardeners since the time of Gertrude Jekyll have always gone their own way, writes James Wong

James Wong

03, Jul, 2022 @7:15 AM

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With July comes a whole new gardening agenda
It’s a busy time, but remember to enjoy it says Allan Jenkins

Allan Jenkins

03, Jul, 2022 @5:15 AM

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Chaotic gardens are a delight to behold | Letters
Letter: Gordon Hetherington says his life was changed by Amy-Jane Beer’s Country Diary column about her overflowing garden


01, Jul, 2022 @4:46 PM

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Radicchio makes a tasty winter salad – but you need to sow it ASAP | Alys Fowler
These leafy plants are a doddle to grow and are packed full of nutrients

Alys Fowler

01, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Country diary: Why I let nature take its course in my ever-changing garden
Welburn, North Yorkshire: Different flowers and plants surge every year, but none reigns for long in this patch

Amy-Jane Beer

29, Jun, 2022 @4:30 AM

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Balmy Britain: why you should visit Ventnor Botanic Garden
Tucked away on the Isle of Wight’s south coast, this haven really can boast a balmy UK microclimate – and has the lizards to prove it

Tim Lewis

27, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Passionflowers you’ll fall madly in love with
These gorgeous summer climbers will transport you to the tropics, says James Wong

James Wong

26, Jun, 2022 @7:15 AM

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A special delivery of seeds from Ukraine
And with it, thoughts of courage and peace. By Allan Jenkins

Allan Jenkins

26, Jun, 2022 @5:15 AM

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Weatherwatch: ‘queen pines’ were crowning glory in cool Victorian climes
Growing pineapples was a considerable feat in 19th-century UK, when the seasons were colder

Paul Brown

24, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Country diary: Not every group of ladybirds is a loveliness
Langstone, Hampshire: Harlequin larvae have arrived in my garden, and the reception is mixed

Claire Stares

24, Jun, 2022 @4:30 AM

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Growing pains?: How to stop yourself getting injured while gardening – from essential exercises to the perfect posture
Bending to dig, twisting to prune and carrying heavy loads can all mean gardeners end up with unnecessary aches. Here are some expert tips to keep you healthy as your garden blooms

Amy Fleming

23, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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