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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Time to enjoy your garden

Philip Aubury, organiser of Alvechurch Open Gardens, offers advice on getting your garden ready for summer. Well, it was a long hard winter and at...
Oak Tree House

Music, wine & sweet scented flowers . . .

Evening opening for cottage garden full of colour and interest. The headline sounds like the title of a romantic novel or the latest ballad from...
Birmingham Road

New recruits join regulars

Dave Morgan looks forward to the bi-annual opening of diverse gardens in Alvechurch. Garden lovers in Alvechurch and those in the neighbouring hamlet of Withybed...
Graham and Mathew

Where Next’s new era

John Williams, president of charity Where Next, explains why its work is still so important. After nearly two decades of managing Where Next, one of...
Potting Shed

Perfect for all occasions

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE In the two years since it opened, The Potting Shed café and restaurant at Singletons Nurseries has proved a hit with its tasty...

Orchards and community

Hannah Genders introduces a special project celebrating our county’s fruit-growing. The wonderful author and lifelong environmentalist Roger Deakin (people may know him from his books...

Making a woodland

Hannah Genders suggests ways to create a wild garden area.

Ready for a new season

Hannah Genders suggests some jobs as spring approaches.

Trio of new garden entries

The bi-annual Alvechurch Open Gardens event will take place again in 2018, with a group of interesting gardens open to the public over the weekend of June 23 and 24.

Looking forward

Dave Morgan, county organiser for the National Gardens Scheme (NGS), suggests ways to plan for the warmer weather.