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  • Compton Acres: An Historic Garden Restored

    I just paid a visit to Compton Acres, now regarded as one of the most important historic gardens in the UK. Located just outside Poole in Dorset, on the south coast of England, it is blessed with a mild and favoured climate, enabling the cultivation of a wide range of...

  • How to Encourage Beneficial Insects in Your Garden

    How to encourage beneficial insects in your garden We all talk about planting for pollinators and bee friendly plants. There is also regular mention of beneficial insects. What’s the difference? Some insects are the gardener’s enemy and thwart his or her attempts by causing damage to ornamentals and food crops....

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