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What plant to buy now? Liquidambar styraciflua

What plant to buy now? Liquidambar styraciflua

| November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are often asked ‘When is the best time to buy plants and stock a garden.’ But the truth is that with a few exceptions, like annuals, bulbs and bare root woody plants you can buy and establish most things at most times of the year. Through containerization the nursery trade is well and truly geared to […]

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A Chic City Hedge Fund

A Chic City Hedge Fund

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our city studio is close in to the centre of Bristol in a toast rack of narrow streets consisting of former artisans’ houses. These are now happily snapped up by city workers for weekday pied-a-terres . Or by parents of university students ( there are two universities in Bristol) as short term homes for their beloved offspring which […]

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The Late Show

The Late Show

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

We have had some balmy and barmy (!!) early November weather – so warm you could walk around in a t shirt and even wanted to wear shorts. Crazy. And while we are out in our gardens enjoying the unseasonal weather we sure want some late colour to look at. So what is there? Some late […]

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Figtastic!

Figtastic!

| November 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Its a rare journey that I don’t see something which makes me want to leap out and snap it and this fruiting fig stopped me in my tracks yesterday. Fecund or what?! Ok growing in full sun and in the southwest, but without the benefit of the famous warm wall, it is fruiting its socks […]

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