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Is strimming the herbaceous borders a deadly sin?

Don’t tell anybody, but I’ve been strimming the borders. With a petrol string trimmer. I know, quite embarrassing… Recognising that I’ve probably lost you to the RHS site by now and unlikely to recover any gardening credentials I kid myself … Continue reading

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Now that the snows have gone…

The last traces of snow finally left us this week, although I see that large swathes remain on the hills. The tractors round about have finally got going with their spring sowings, much later than usual, so hopefully the weather … Continue reading

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Roses, polyanthus …and more leaves!

Dislodged by this past week’s Atlantic westerlies, the trees in the Scottish Country Garden have now shed most of their leaves and we have been raking them up as best we can and storing them in large open-slatted crates to make next … Continue reading

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