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Gardening Stories – Chapter Four plus Turf Care Tips!

Turf care wasn’t one of my favourite topics to learn at college, but it was an essential part of the course for anyone who wanted to be a green-keeper, or manage any kind of fine turf environment. But despite turf-grass … Continue reading

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Gardening Stories – Chapter Three

Part of the horticulture diploma is to learn landscaping and construction skills. During these lessons we were to learn how to build walls, make fences and lay paving – perfect for anyone wanting to be a landscaper. Although Mira & I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Gardening Stories – Chapter Two

Plant nomenclature was one of my favourite topics at college. Learning the latin names of plants seems like an impossible task, but after a while it begins to makes sense. The more plants you start to recognise and identify correctly, the … Continue reading

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Gardening Stories – Chapter One

When I first started my course at Writtle College (National Diploma in Horticulture) I was pleased to find a great friend on the same course straight away, called Mira. Mira and I had a great time and learnt a lot … Continue reading

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