Roses, wisteria or jasmine, few things are more welcoming than the sight and scent of flowers climbing around an entrance

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The long, slender stems of asparagus are a welcome sight among the perennial vegetables – and worth the wait

 

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With the lengthening days, growth is at its most lush. Act now to keep the weeds back and the borders in balance

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Restless natives

25.05.14


Famous for popping up every year in the most unlikely places, perennial geraniums are a gardener's best friend

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As the greatest show on earth prepares to throw open its gates, Dan Pearson gets a preview of this year's highlights

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The growing season is in full flow, with plants (and weeds) popping up everywhere. Time to get cracking

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When bulbs start self-seeding in your garden, you know they like you. And some will be friends for life…

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New beginnings

13.04.14


Dan bears witness to both the end of his father's life and the first magical moments of spring's blossom

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