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The Gardening Coach

Catharine Howard is the Gardening Coach. Contact her for gardening advice and visit www.thegardeningcoach.co.uk for more information.
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August 14, 2012 | Allotment update

Allotment Week?  I read the Patient Gardener’s Weblog and realised that this had passed me by.  Allotment ownership is a bit of a gallop.  Watering, sowing, keeping the nettles at bay.  Staking flopping plants and busiest of all, harvesting produce before it goes gigantic on you.  In our town, allotment tenure comes up for renewal [...]

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August 8, 2012 | The planting in the Olympic Park

For the East Angle travelling by train, Stratford is the gateway to the City and beyond.  For years we have had to rely on the bus shelter and railway station to give a whisper of the brave new world under construction.  And now for the price of a ticket to a sporting event;  the opportunity [...]

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August 7, 2012 | Looking good in August

All three of the perennials below are dominating the flowerbeds right now.
Helenium ‘Moerheim Beauty’

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August 1, 2012 | Wordless WEDNESDAY: Field scabious on the verge

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