Plant your first chitted spuds this weekend and you'll be harvesting salad potatoes and keepers all year

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After a stop-start March, the blossom has sprung and the sap is up. The growing season is finally upon us…

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Catkins and pussy willow are about to have their moment. Get ready for the show – and don't let the dog out…

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Golden Fanfare

18.03.12


The early daffodils are a sign that spring is on its way – and the best of all are the wild varieties

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It's the busy season, so knuckle down and finish your winter work before the growing season gets under way

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Best in Show

19.02.12


The camellias of Chiswick House are a living legacy – and a welcome splash of colour in the urban winter landscape

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Snowdrop Patrol

12.02.12


A shady riverbank is just the place for a snowdrop colony. Dan makes plans for a magical winter display

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The sudden arrival of the delicate winter-flowering iris is a moment Dan has enjoyed ever since he was a boy

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