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Below is just a sample of the most popular of Howard's Lectures, these now number well over 120 titles!
For almost 50 years Ashwood Nurseries have been specialising in many different groups of plants, this talk gives an insight into how they collect, breed and grow a wide range of plants.
They say gardening is a lifetime experience -well here's some of the best tips gathered from my more than 50 years of happily gardening condensed into one session. do look at my other title about gardening tips as there are so many easy and practical tip that can make gardening more pleasurable.Click Here
Do you know where Auriculas originate from? Did you know there are specialist groups breeding and showing these beautiful plants that have been exhibited for more than 100 years? We follow the history and development of this fascinating group of plant from the wild to the show bench via your garden.
Regularley visiting Cornwall over the years I have come across some fantastic gardens, nurseries and people, we take a look at these through the lens of the video camera. Some are welll-known, others you may not have heard of, but this presentation covers amny great gardens.
Before you reach for that bug killer do you actually know if what you are trying to kill is a real pest or might it be the gardeners friend - few people realise that there are many more beneficial forms of wild life in our gardens than actual pests we show you what not to kill!Click Here
Do you really feed the birds? By choosing certain plants carefully you can offer many species of birds the perfect habitat for feeding and breeding and aiding natural pest control. It is not a wild garden, just a few simple rules to save our dwindling bird populations.Click Here
How do you keep less hardy plants from one year to the next? we look at various ways to protect less hardy perennials both indoors and out. Should you save geraniums? Is it worth taking cuttings or should you save the old plant? Is it better to wrap some plants in fleece or polythene?Click Here
Ireland and especially around Dublin is famous for many superb gardens, this high definition large screen video presentation covers a five day holidiay looking at famous gardens such Helen Dillon's garden in Dublin along with some enchanting but less well known gardens in the area.Click Here