Bindweed, yes or no?

by AnneWareham on August 16, 2016

I went to a lot of trouble earlier this year, sticking canes in for bindweed to grow up. I had an evil plan involving plastic bags and POISON! [..read more..]

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Do we expect too much from open gardens?

August 4, 2016
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This piece was recently published in Gardener’s World Magazine. Love to know what you think about that question… Send to Kindle

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Non-Gardeners see the Beauty by Anne Wareham

July 4, 2016
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This piece received a gratifyingly good numbers of emails and social media appreciations – hit a nerve? Send to Kindle

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Silent Spaces

June 29, 2016
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For many years I’ve thought that gardens are wasted on gardeners. Not on all of us gardeners – but it is true that many gardeners visit gardens to look at plants (with a certain acquisitive eye…), have a chat with friends and family, nice day out.. and a piece of lemon drizzle.. But gardens have […]

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Superman at Veddw – cutting the Hornbeam Arch

June 15, 2016
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There’s got to be a better way. Permanent scaffolding inside the arch? Or would getting an extension for the tower be enough?? Send to Kindle

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Being Difficult

April 15, 2016
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  We open normally every Sunday afternoon in June, July and August, and take visits in afternoons and evenings from parties of 10 or more from May to September, inclusive. So why, you may wonder, do we have a group visiting the garden today, in April? Well, basically because Send to Kindle

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Why our seats are pink

April 7, 2016
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When I first had our seats made at Veddw I had to work out what colour to paint them. I tried lots of colours and found pink kind of worked – but I thought it was weird. Send to Kindle

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What to do with a Squirrel (without getting prosecuted) by Anne Wareham

February 18, 2016
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This piece was published in the Spectator on the 21st March 2015  as the Spectator has a paywall, I have reproduced it here in case anyone who doesn’t subscribe to the Spectator might like to read it… It was published on the back of the publication of ‘Outwitting Squirrels’ which, of course, would be an excellent present […]

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Spades by Charles

January 15, 2016
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A review of a Fiskars Spade by Charles Hawes One of the few “real” garden tasks that I undertake, is to occasionally divide my hostas. I say mine because although we have hostas in several places in the garden, the only ones I give any attention to are those in what was our vegetable garden. […]

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Surprise!

December 31, 2015
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Veddw has appeared on the shortlist of an award Send to Kindle

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