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Gardening on the Moor with Anne Swithinbank: November in the Garden Members Public

November probably beats even early February in the contest for dreariest month of the year, yet I quite enjoy its challenge. This week, we’re looking at end of season tasks, as the garden, like its plants, gradually shuts up shop for winter. Raking leaves Not a chore for me,

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Gardening on the Moor with Anne Swithinbank – Autumn Colour Members Public

Shuffling through crisp autumn leaves, raking them to reveal emerald green lawn and collecting the prettiest for a nature table are seasonal delights. Shuffling through crisp autumn leaves, raking them to reveal emerald green lawn and collecting the prettiest for a nature table are seasonal delights. A good collection of

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Gardening on the Moor with Anne Swithinbank – Apples and orchards Members Public

In our family, the apple season is eagerly anticipated, when we can enjoy our own fruit from August to February. In our family, the apple season is eagerly anticipated, when we can enjoy our own fruit from August to February. As flowering, productive, wildlife friendly trees for small gardens, I

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Gardening on the Moor with Anne Swithinbank: A wild Dartmoor garden Members Public

Say ‘Princetown’ and most folk immediately think of the austere-looking prison built during the Napoleonic Wars. Yet the highest village in Dartmoor is also home to the National Park Visitor Centre housed in the old Duchy Hotel, a favourite haunt of Conan Doyle. Here, you can learn the history of

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