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Now that the winter months are nearly over you will notice that your garden is starting to rise from its winter slumber. So naturally, now is the time to start thinking about and planning for the spring and summer. To bring your garden back to its full glory after...

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BITTERSWEET MEMORIES OF 2020

The year 2020. Where to begin? It’s tempting to dive straight into the obvious negatives – and let’s face it that would be rich...

A Year of Plotting

January 2020 After waiting only four months, we got the news that we had reached the top of the allotment...

National Allotments Week 2021

I am surprised and embarrassed to note that the last time I wrote on TFG’s blog was back in January. Where have the last...

Now is the Time to Plant Spring Bulbs

Whilst tempting to lament the summer that never was, now is the time to be looking ahead and planting your spring-flowering bulbs. The first...

Planting A Container for Autumn Colour

By mid-September, many summer-flowering annuals have started to burn themselves out. They’ve given their all, and their natural instinct is now to produce seed...

How To Use Horse Manure In Your Garden

No good gardener ever turns down the offer of a load of well-composted horse manure. Some may even go weak at the knees at...

How to Enjoy Your Garden in February

Excitement is mounting at The Watch House. At the end of this month, The Frustrated Gardener will be getting a complete makeover, including a...

How to Enjoy Your Garden in March

Although winter’s icy fingers cling to March, their grip weakens daily. The weather may not always be clement, but there’s no turning back now;...

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