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Collection of blogs from monthly border planning workshop

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BPCG Hot! Gardeners 2016

A year is a short time in the garden as volunteers for our planning and developing a border workshop have found out over the course of working with us on the Hot! border for 12 months. This year-long course over three hours per month started in October 2015 and gives participants a view of how BPCG […]

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The Hot! Border 2016

This is the second year of our Hot! border and the border is now looking the way we intended it to look this year. It’s been a bit of a wait. Following a very mild winter the temperatures plummeted in April after most of the rhizomatous stock had already begun to grow. Whilst nothing was […]

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BORDER PLANNING WORKSHOP Session 9 June 12th

We’re almost there. After the last two sessions in May and several further days when Ursula, Rod and I planted out the gingers and this year’s bedding almost everything is in place. That is everything was in place before we were raided by plant thieves on Monday night last week. Unlike last year when the raiders […]

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BORDER PLANNING WORKSHOP Session 8 May 8th & 22nd 2016

It’s Showtime! With the coming of warmer weather in May the traffic in the walled garden begins to build. Our Hot! border is a showcase for the Greenhouses and needs to be complete by the end of May. There is still a lot to do. The bulk of the work is planting those tender things that […]

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BORDER PLANNING WORKSHOP Session 7 April 10th 2016

With the weather warming up the action is hotting up in the walled garden. It certainly looks as if the Cannas have all survived and there are also shoots on the H. greenii although not yet on the other gingers. The bananas have been unwrapped and both the ‘Maurelii’ and the ‘Montbilliardii’ look in good […]

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