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It’s cold. It’s wet. It must be December.

It’s cold. It’s wet. It must be December.

December seems an unlikely month for doing jobs in the garden, but a few hours spent on a drier day will give you a head start for next year.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Back At The Pond

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Back At The Pond

We're back at the pond and yes, the hard work has paid off. Hardy weeds will prevail for sometime to come but I have a plan.

It’s July and time to enjoy the fruits of your labour

It’s July and time to enjoy the fruits of your labour

July is when you get to enjoy all the effort you've put in to creating in your garden so far this year, but there're still jobs that need doing.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – An Easy Way to Plant Tulips

Ken’s Weekly Tips – An Easy Way to Plant Tulips

Tulips are a must have flower for any garden, and if you plant them my way, you've get years of colour. Try it, you won't be disappointed.

A very attractive spread of Cyclamen

A very attractive spread of Cyclamen

The flowers of a Cyclamen hederifolium come before the leaf, and what beautiful flowers they are.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Apricot Update

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Apricot Update

Some people don't believe that Apricots can grow in English weather, well this video will prove just how wrong they are. Enjoy!

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Save some Runner Bean for next season

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Save some Runner Bean for next season

Runner beans are one of my garden favourites but I don't pick all the beans that grow, some I leave to become next years plants.

It’s September, and it’s another busy month in the garden.

It’s September, and it’s another busy month in the garden.

September is now upon us, and there's a lot to do to keep it looking at it's best, and to prepare it for next season.

An Update From the Veg Plot

An Update From the Veg Plot

The slugs and caterpillars continue to thrive after what has been a very wet Summer, leaving my red cabbage feature looking very sorry for itself.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Molinia – A wonderful ornamental grass

Ken’s Weekly Tips – Molinia – A wonderful ornamental grass

I'm a fan of ornamental grass, and Molinium is my favourite. If you're thinking of adding Molinium to your garden, be careful with what you chose.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – 29th June

Ken’s Weekly Tips – 29th June

The veg plot is doing well, but we not totally pest free. Something has got to the peas and the slugs are proving to be fond of the beans.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – How to remove Toadstools from the lawn

Ken’s Weekly Tips – How to remove Toadstools from the lawn

The weather has been perfect for mushrooms and toadstools - with the soil being warm and damp. So how do you get rid of them from your lawn?