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Rose, V. Unknown

Facebook Group member Enfys has this beautiful yellow Rose in her West Wales garden. Unfortunately she doesn’t know what the variety is but thinks it’s a David Austin rose, “possibly Crown Princess Margareta.” If you recognise this rose, let us know the variety name in the comments below.

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Rose, V. Nostalgia

Facebook group member Clare from Northern Island has this beautiful Rose ‘Nostalgia’ growing in her garden. Flowering throughout the summer until autumn, this variety is a bicoloured hybrid tea rose. The beautiful red coloured petals have a cream centre.

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First vegetables are planted

The first two kitchen garden beds are ready to receive vegetables. It’s quite late in the season so with a few crops I’ll be taking a chance but what have I lost if they don’t come to harvest, just a packet of seed. The first to be planted was a …

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Flower Border Complete – Of Sorts!

There are so many elements of this new garden that remind me of the family garden back in Wales that I decided to name it: Gardd Llonyddwch which means Tranquility Garden. A new garden sign on welsh slate has been erected on the blue gate which has also returned. I’ve …

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Recycled Pallet Into Wall Planter Garden

Facebook Group member Bruce from Sheffield has recycled a pallet into a wall planter in his garden. He’s used strawberries, tomatoes and lobelia – a great idea of using old pallets and even better for those with limited space to grow. Just keep on top of the watering during hot …

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Ladybird Larvae

As Summer arrives you may spot these strange little creatures crawling over your plants. But don’t worry, they won’t do you or your plants any harm, in fact they are to be encouraged because they are ladybird larvae and they feed on aphids. Facebook Group member Elena from Chesterfield recently …

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