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Spring time planting back in the Blue Peter Garden

Last weekend I went back to the Blue Peter Garden to start some spring planting with one of the presenters, The Legend, Barney Harwood. Lindsey and I had put the Blue Peter Garden ‘to bed’ back in December and the Manchester weather … Continue reading

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My spring gardening plans

I planned to work in the garden with my Dad, but the weather has been LOUSY this weekend in Manchester. I still managed a bit of community gardening though, before heading off with my mate to the Imperial War Museum.

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Back in the garden with me, Green Fingered George…

Daffodils are poking through, the birds are busy in the garden and Gardener’s World is back on TV; it can only mean one thing……. Spring is on it’s way !!

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I’m helping the RHS to ‘Green Grey Britain’

When you look around at houses, streets and open spaces, you can see for yourself that people in Great Britain are paving over their front gardens to make way for cars, pulling down trees in public places and building on … Continue reading

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Looking back at my ‘growing year’ in 2016 and #HNY2017 folks!

As we say goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017, I’m looking back at my gardening highlights this year.

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Winter’s Wicked Weather

We have had every kind of weather recently and it made me think about how tough plants are to survive and thrive in the winter

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The Beasts Of Bushy Park And Other Wildlife Wonders

High up on my ‘Wildlife Wish List’ is rutting red deer and my wish came true at a recent visit to Bushy Park It was an awesome experience, actually it was #OfficiallyAmazing !!

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The Autumn Colours Of Wonderful Wisley

It was brilliant to go back to RHS Garden Wisley in Autumn, it brought back happy memories of the first time I visited in Summer 2014

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Herbarium Heaven, As I Go Behind The Scenes at RHS Garden Wisley’s Laboratory

Last week I was invited to the RHS Garden Wisley Laboratory, for a behind the scenes tour to find out more about gardening science. It was absolutely fantastic, as I really love science #Epic

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Drum Roll Please……I’ve Been Awarded A ‘Silver’ Blue Peter Badge

I was well surprised to be awarded a ‘Silver’ Blue Peter Badge, for my work in the Blue Peter Garden I was absolutely speechless!

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