Category Archives: Homes and Gardens

September Charms

Well, folks, as the daylight shortens, sadly it is almost the end of the growing season for us in the Lothians. I hope you have already planted any new acquisitions as they need these a couple of months to develop … Continue reading

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June In Bloom

June is my favourite time of the gardening calendar – from a profusion of fresh green (but not exclusively) delivered in the upper canopy of the trees creating movement, shade and blossom to the explosion of colour throughout the borders, … Continue reading

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Recycling In The Garden

I’m sure we all feel that the earth’s plastic mountain is out of control and we’d like to help alleviate the problem where we can.

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Springtime Slug Hunt

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is calling on gardeners to help locate a beneficial garden slug that could be on the verge of extinction in the UK.

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Food and Flower Pairings

Well-considered pairings of food with attractively-arranged flowers are a simple and effective way to bring a touch of early spring into your home.

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Grow your Garden’s Value

When most of us want to sell our home we focus on what we can do inside it, but the difference you make on the outside can prove extremely profitable. A well-kept garden can be a growing investment for your … Continue reading

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