Tag Archives: Jeremy Arthern

This Month in the Garden – September 2021 (late posting)

Sadly there will be no Biddenham Show again this year when we can celebrate the productivity and beauty of our gardens by displaying our fruit, vegetables and flowers.  All I can do is tell you some “anglers’ ” tales about … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – June 2021

For half of the time since I last wrote I have not been tending my own garden because I have been able to take advantage of the gradual easing of Covid restrictions and my wife and I have been away … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – August 2020

Because the normal pattern of publication for the Loop is to put July and August together August does not generally get a gardening article to itself so this is its moment of glory; or perhaps not, as August isn’t one … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – July 2020

Many of us living in Biddenham during the period of Lockdown are lucky enough to have a garden and what a boon that has been!  Two months of lovely sunny dry weather was an added bonus and a garden and … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – June 2020

Apologies for the late publication of this June article – but as always,  it is worth publishing and reading! This month’s publication date of The Loop coincides with the traditional advice that the best date for trimming box topiary is Derby … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – May 2020

For a while now, the RHS has been running a campaign promoting the benefit of gardening for mental health and wellbeing for individuals and communities and the prolonged lock-down is bringing home to those of us lucky enough to have … Continue reading

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THIS MONTH IN THE GARDEN – April 20

It is very sad that the celebration of new life at Easter and in springtime that should be the main feature of this month is being dominated by the isolation, illness and fear associated with coronavirus. Many of you may … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – March 2020

When you read this, the snowdrops, the first display of Spring, will very largely be dying down. If you want to have an even bigger and better display next year, or you have been inspired by the idea of having … Continue reading

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This Month In The Garden – February 2020

How are your New Year resolutions going?  If paying more attention to the garden featured amongst them this is the time to start putting your resolve to the test. Busy times lie ahead and it is a good idea to … Continue reading

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This Month In The Garden – December 2019/January 2020

Over the next couple of months there are likely to be quite a few days when the weather won’t be conducive to working out- of- doors. There are, however, plenty of jobs to keep you busy if you can get … Continue reading

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