Ken's Diary June 2011

Your lawn must have suffered this summer with all that dry weather particularly if you live in the southeast, so watering is probably vital to a decent lawn now when dry periods of several days are in the offing. The trick with lawn watering is that whenever you do the job you give the area…

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Posted in Gardening By Ken Crowther On 20th June 2011 | 0 Comments

Men who stare at tools

A guest post by Cleve West People often say to me…“what the hell are you doing in my shed!!??” No, seriously…they (and by people, I mostly mean my long suffering partner, Christine) often accuse me of staring at tools, not only staring at them, but also staring at them in the wrong way. Only the…

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Posted in Things we like By Stuart Elsom On 13th June 2011 | 2 Comments

Bulldog@Chelsea: Well-known gardeners who visited our garden


The BBC chose our garden for a variety of shoots, which meant we were graced not only by our delphiniums, but also by well-known TV presenters. Here are Alan Titchmarsh, Chris Beardshaw and Carol Klein amongst the wild garden. Here’s Carol Klein doing a piece on our gold medal. Nigel Slater and Nicky Chapman came…

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Posted in Chelsea 2011, Exhibitions By Ed White On 8th June 2011 | 0 Comments

Bulldog@Chelsea: Supporting 'A Child’s Garden in Wales'

As well as our own garden we were delighted to be involved with several other gardens at Chelsea. The one we’d like to mention here is ‘A Child’s Garden in Wales’, designed by Anthea Gutherie, and made by a group of teenagers with special needs from Bridgend, Wales. The garden was designed along similar lines…

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Posted in Chelsea 2011, Exhibitions By Ed White On 7th June 2011 | 0 Comments

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