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Amateur Gardening [UK] (26 September 2015)

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The Deputy Bandmaster told us that he and his parents had been stationed in our village when he was a small boy and my husband remembered them, even though he was a young lad himself. What a small world it is. Then we had this photo taken to say thank you for our lovely day out. Marilyn Owens, Featherstone, West Yorks F K EE -PIC O JE GI S NY’ DI N Divide and delight CHARLIE DIMMOCK seems to have stirred up a bit of a hornets’ nest with her views on smaller allotments, but in her support I thought you’d like to know about our mini-allotments project.

However, six out of 10 homeowners said they were embarrassed by the state of their garden. WHAT’S IN Morguefile Garden bird food products are a big growth area for garden centres ✔ WHAT’S OUT 1. Solar lights 2. Hanging baskets 3. Bird feeders 4. Wooden patio furniture 5. Patio heaters 6. Ceramic pots 7. Summer house 8. Metal patio furniture 9. Gazebo 10. Manicured lawn 11. Bench 12. Greenhouse 13. Bird bath 14. Decking 15. Parasol 16. Water feature 17. Hot tub 18. Block paved drive 19. Built in barbecue 20.

All correspondence concerning this offer should be sent to: Amateur Gardening Bluebell Creeper offer, Dept AG710/AG711, PO Box 162, Ipswich, IP8 3BX. Please note your contract for supply of goods is with Thompson & Morgan. (Terms and conditions available on request). Closing date: 31st October 2015. Plants despatched from October 2015. Date of birth Email 26 SEPTEMBER 2015 / AG710/711 26 SEPTEMBER 2015 AMATEUR GARDENING 39 EmilyWhitfield-Wicks James Clark is the Eden Project’s specialist in niche and novel crops On the veg plot Weird but wonderful GAP M ENTION CORNWALL’S Eden Project and giant space-age reenhouses filled with rubber rees and even the odd cotton plantation probably springs to mind.

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