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Stephen Lea (GrowHort)
Worked at Otley College of Agriculture and Horticulture
Attended mysercough college
Lived in Warsaw, Poland
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Chequer board patterns in deep crimson make this unusual spring flowering bulb quiet a novelty when discovered growing in damp shade often amongst daffodils, crocus and wild early spring flowers. F...
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As a professional horticulturist monitoring pests and diseases both in the garden and on crops is a daily routine, just as amateur gardeners check there prized vegetables and plants while tending t...
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Lurking in the kitchen cupboards or fridge are a number of household products that can help keep your Azaleas in top condition all year round. Azaleas typically bought as house plant for Mother's D...
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How high would you bid for this?
A single snowdrop bulb is breaking all records, when Elisabeth Harrison sold for £725 a few weeks back, it looks as if Golden Fleece is stealing her thunder, already eBay bids have exceeded £900! H...
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Like you need a good reason to plant snowdrops #love #snowdrops
These beloved Sacred Snowdrops are known as the bringer of light, hope and purity, being the first flower to appear. Planted by Norman monks throughout the UK's Church ruins and graveyards as a cle...
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Humble, meek and mild the lowly Snowdrop famously illuminates many a woodland setting at this time of year. It's no wonder that so many people obsess over Snowdrops and choose to collect 100's of h...
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I stumbled in Gardening as a young teenager, with no encouragement from school in-fact quite the opposite (my career advisor told me I would make a better Policeman than a Gardener?). Fortunately m...
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Potato Eelworm - You can stop this happening to your spuds!
Encouraging beneficial insects to grow in your garden is much easier than you might think! Before rushing to apply chemicals to ward of unwanted potato tuber pests, like Eelworm, perhaps it's time ...
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If your neighbours grass is always greener than yours, perhaps it's time to alter your lawn care routine and approach the most labour intensive area of your garden with a tactical plan, some well r...
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#Love your #Garden in Winter
Instead of just closing the back door on your garden space! Try embracing the seasonal changes and re-joice your gardens individuality. The following photographs are a collection of beautiful garde...
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Ever wondered why Snowdrop's are such welcome sight in Winter? The bringer of light, will enthral and steal your heart  #Love #gardenchat
Humble, meek and mild the lowly Snowdrop famously illuminates many a woodland setting at this time of year. It's no wonder that so many people obsess over Snowdrops and choose to collect 100's of h...
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London Window Boxes
On a recent trip to Mayfair, Central London, I could not help but notice how grey everywhere seemed without trees, well the trees are still here of course but without thier leaves, they tend to ble...
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Education
  • mysercough college
  • Northop College
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GrowHort
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Head Gardener, Estate Manager & Plantsman
Introduction
Follow my blog Professional Horticulturalist, Head Gardener & Estate manager based in the Ayots, Hertfordshire. #gardenchat #horticulture
Work
Occupation
Head Gardener
Skills
Estate Manager, Animal husbandry, Propagation, Plant care, Staff management, Health and safety,
Employment
  • Otley College of Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Cadogan Estates
  • National trust
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Previously
Warsaw, Poland - Welwyn, Hertfordshire - Garstang, Lancashire - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - New Jersey, USA