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Hybridity’s contribution to evolution - featuring the Wollemi Pine
Part1 This is the last in my series where I have attempted to argue the case for hybridisation as a significant force in evolution and also to describe interesting hybridised plants.  In the last three posts of my series I attempt to explore some of the sec...
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Garden Open Day, Saturday 9th May 2015: zero inflation at Weathervane House
Come to Seaton Ross in Sunny East Yorkshire! CLICK FOR NGS DIRECTIONS AND DESCRIPTION If any of my posts have any credibility they bear the hand of Peter Williams who lives down in the village.  Peter and Julie Williams did not open their garden last year s...
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How significant are soil bacteria to the gardener?
Just let them get on with their lives! Relevance to manure and fertiliser I had intended to put this post in my ‘myth’ series and wanted to decry the promotion of organic fertilisers as being beneficial because they encourage bacteria. I found myself in som...
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Blogger Page Views milestone for the No Dig Gardener!
Roger
has a little Google Page View counter on the No Dig Gardener blog, just as an
indicator for him to see if he gets any visitors. He is quite obsessed with
both the counter and Google Analytics! First,
let me apologise to all the gardeners who read Roge...
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This one has been a long time coming!
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Why does my new tree grow so slowly?
Trees and shrubs can be inhibited by grass and weed! There are many reasons why woody plants fail to make healthy new growth and sometimes die! Causes are from the common place such as planting too deeply, failing to water or watering too often to the total...
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Kabschia saxifrages at Waterperry Gardens
Ice diamonds are forever. Now at the beginning of April is a chance for anyone living near Oxford to visit the National Collection of these silver gems. Anytime is a good time to visit Waterperry Gardens the old home of  Waterperry School of Gardening for G...
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