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    February Report: Change Afoot

    Find out what our horticultural apprentice Carly has been up to

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    In Praise of Potatoes

    Horticulturist Blue Barnes-Thomas is potato plotting

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    The Great Glasshouse in Winter

    Maybe it’s the mild winters we’ve been having, but I’ve noticed that many of our Great Glasshouse plants are flowering a week or two earlier than they used to.

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    To a Snowdrop

    While volunteering at the Library this week I came across Wordsworth’s To A Snowdrop, a poem that so memorably evokes the changing of the seasons.

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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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