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Gardening Tips. October 2012

As we go into the middle of autumn in October, the weather can be very unpredictable.  We might get a ‘St. Luke’s’ summer around the 18th of the month, equally we may get damaging frosts and gales at any time.  So be prepared and start getting in all the tender plants, put the winter chrysanthemums into their quarters.  One thing is for certain, and that is that the days will…

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Gardening Tips. September 2012

September is the time to be thinking of the spring – so flowers like forget-me-not, primulas, polyanthus, Sweet William, viola, pansies and wallflowers should be put into position to give a display when the weather turns mild in March and April. Some people do not like myosotis (Forget-me-nots) because of their habit in seeding wildly all over the place. On the other hand, they are relatively easy to pull up…

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