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    No rose goblets here

    Pruning out dead, diseased and damage material is always a must with any pruning, but a rose doesn’t have to be a goblet. The framework of roses are prompting many questions from visitors.

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    Not such a bad day for voles

    During the summer whilst working in the Growing the Future Garden I have been charmed with the company of field voles.

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    Growing peat free

    Every year amateur gardeners use millions of wheelbarrows worth of peat. I can remember peat free compost being available back in the 1990’s. In 2017 we don’t seem to have progressed much.

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    Vegetables despite winter frosts

    The growing season may have stopped for some seasonal gardeners. But in the Growing the Future Garden we are growing vegetables that can brace themselves against the winter frosts.

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    Cycle to the National Botanic Garden of Wales

    I often cycle to work at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. The gentle undulating hills and quiet roads make for a perfect start to the working day.

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    World’s Biggest Flower Market

    The BBC’s The World’s Biggest Flower Market aired last night on BBC 2. It gave a fascinating insight into the cut flower industry. Timely as I happen to be delivering a grow your own cut flower course Saturday 4th June.

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