Archive | May


Celandine – my favourite ‘weed’

Early on in my gardening career, I was responsible for an estate which had a large, neglected flower bed, which during April and May seemed to be predominantly full of the weed Celandine. (I knew it was a weed because I had learnt that at college, and I even knew which weed killer was the […]

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Plant health – Part 1

Why we need to recognise plants as sovereign beings. A few weeks ago I was asked by someone starting out in horticulture if I could tell them the main diseases that I have come across whilst gardening. This came as a surprise to me and I had to think hard before answering. This was partly […]

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