The curated garden – the best gardening blogs

This post is designed for you to come back to again and again. By the miracle of technology, I can bring you a feed from some of the best gardening blogs and websites on the internet – updated daily. Sources, drawn from around the world, include: BBC Gardeners World A Way to Garden Gardening Know …

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Removing turf for garden beds

removing turf - no dig

In Scotland, where I am, Spring is hinting at its presence with lighter mornings, daffodils in flower and tulip buds swelling on rising stems. But weather wise, winter’s grip is still quite strong – with snow storms the week just passed and continuing strong winds. Nevertheless, the lure of the garden, is proving irresistible. I’ve …

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Acer palmatum ‘Bloodgood’: Japanese Garden Star

Acer palmatum bloodgood

Acer palmatum ‘Bloodgood’Common name : Japanese Maple Family Aceraceae Plant Type Small to medium sized tree. Soil Type Moist, fertile, well drained. read more on soil type here → Aspect Sun or partial shade. Eventual Size Height: up to 8 m (26ft). Width: up to 5m (16ft). hardiness Hardy down to -10°C to -15°C (14°F …

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