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  • The new language of the gardening world #hortispeak

    #hortispeak Just as management speak has become the language of the office and boardroom, so has a new horticultural idiom has evolved. Floribunda roses are now cluster flowering; clearly the word floribunda was far too complex for the gardener to comprehend. On the other hand some terms have been made...

  • Raised beds – trendy nonsense in the vegetable garden?

    “Why” asked the rather acerbic Dutchman I was talking to, “are so many British vegetable gardeners disabled?”. A bizarre thing to say, but I knew immediately what he was talking about – the popularity of raised beds amongst British gardeners. My first comment was “when did you last have a...

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