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Winter sunshine - jobs for perfect winter days

Winter sunshine - jobs for perfect winter days

Cloud-free winter skies call us back into the garden, but what exactly should we be doing at this time of year? Trevor Bridge shares his plans for the season with us….

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The Wheelbarrow Gardener - Autumnal gardening

The Wheelbarrow Gardener - Autumnal gardening

Now summer is behind us and our thoughts turn to winter, we ask Trevor Bridge what we should be doing in our gardens before closing the door to the potting shed for the year…

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The Wheelbarrow Gardener - Summer Watering Holes

The Wheelbarrow Gardener - Summer Watering Holes

With the sun high in the sky, Trevor Bridge takes a break from enjoying his summer garden to consider the importance of water features for both us and our local wildlife…

 

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The Wheelbarrow Gardener - Pest-free Potagers...

The Wheelbarrow Gardener - Pest-free Potagers...

At last, summer is here and with it, we hope, the sun! There’s no better time to get out and enjoy your garden as Trevor Bridge explains…

 

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The Wheelbarrow Gardener - Preparing your potager

The Wheelbarrow Gardener - Preparing your potager

After such a wet winter, we are all dreaming of a dry and sunny spring. Trevor Bridge shows us how to start preparing our jardin potager to ensure a summer-long supply of fresh vegetables…

 

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The Wheelbarrow Gardener - Signs of Spring

The Wheelbarrow Gardener - Signs of Spring

Trevor Bridge returns to his potager to plan the year ahead - it’s time to get planting! We also discover the enduring art of Topiary, perfect for the winter garden...

 

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The Wheelbarrow Gardener - A bed of roses... Part two

The Wheelbarrow Gardener - A bed of roses... Part two

In the last issue, Trevor Bridge introduced us to the beauty of Old Garden Roses. Here he moves on to Modern Roses and take us through the all-important planting, maintenance and propagation techniques...

 

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The Wheelbarrow Gardener - Spring in the garden

The Wheelbarrow Gardener - Spring in the garden

Are you feeling the effects of winter? Our gardening expert Trevor Bridge shows you how to get your garden, and you, ready for summer…

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Starting your Jardin Potager

Starting your Jardin Potager

Trevor Bridge tells us how he and his wife Jocelyn have enjoyed creating a productive, organic vegetable garden at their home in the Charente.

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Garden Party at Domaine de Péré

Garden Party at Domaine de Péré

If there is one garden fair that should be on everyone’s calendar then make sure it is the “Fête des Plantes et du Jardin” in the Deux-Sèvres. Teresa Hardy meets the man who makes it happen.

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