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Don’t Forget
• Finish pruning bush roses, before their new shoots put on too much growth. Most can be cut back by half. • Divide snowdrops once their flowers have faded to increase existing clumps. • Browse catalogues for summer-flowering bulbs and tubers such as
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People to Meet
The horticulturist, botanist, author, broadcaster and expert witness describes his sources of inspiration and particular passion for fungi Inspiration for my books comes from three places: my head, where ideas occur to me for no obvious reason; my o
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Eyes To The Front
Why do so many English houses, from Victorian villas to Betjemanesque suburban dwellings and post-war council estates, have front gardens? The answer is not difficult: they were designed to protect privacy, enhance dignity, provide a sense of spaciou