Local Magazines


Gardening advice from local gardening businesses as featured in the North London local magazines: Muswell Flyer – Highgate Handbook – Crouch End Connection

Ask Alfie – May

Q. I am a Prince fanatic and in tribute to the legend I think some purple plants are in order. Foliage or flowers for a typical town garden, not very sunny, nasty London [...]

Difficult Sites

In London, most of us have a small outdoor space that is less than ideal! Neighbouring buildings, boundary fences and walls, trees and hedges, often outside our control, [...]

Ask Alfie: January 2017

I’m planning to grow some vegetables this year, but would like them to look good in the garden as well as taste good. Any suggestions? Yes, perhaps it’s fair to say that [...]

Ask Alfie – September 2016

Q.Why have my 2 blueberry bushes only given me 10 berries between them when my uncle’s single bush has fed almost all of Church Stretton?! A.To answer your question I [...]

Ask Alfie January 2016

Q. I’m not having much luck with my attempts at composting. Can you give some tips to help me achieve better results? A. Good composting is a highly individual matter and [...]
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