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 2015

Q.We are finding it hard to keep our lawn in good condition. What are the pros and cons of installing artificial grass? A. Artificial grass is becoming increasingly popular [...]

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Q. I’ve just come back from a holiday in Greece and love the bright colours of the bougainvillea and oleander. Can we grow these here and what other Mediterranean [...]

Ask Alfie August 2014

Gardening Tips by Alfie Bines Can you suggest some evergreen ornamental grasses for a fairly sunny location. Of the properly evergreen varieties these are some of the best [...]

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Gardening tips by Alfie Bines Q. I’m planting my summer bedding plants and it seems a shame to have to throw them away at the end of the season. Are there varieties of [...]

Ask Alfie – May 2014

Q. Can I divide my Phormium? it’s becoming too large for its position.   A. Yes, and this is probably the best solution to deal with an increasingly dominant Phormium. [...]

Ask Alfie – April 2014

      Q. What can I plant in the damp shaded section of my garden and how can I improve the conditions? A. This is a very topical question after the prolonged [...]
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