In The Genus Garden

Gardening leave and preserving fruit liquer

The last few weeks have been such a very busy time for Genus, the big push for our trade stand at Hampton Court show, then running our Summer Sale as well as working on getting the new Autumn Winter 2016...
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Genus at Hampton Court Flower Show

Well what an unusual month June has been this year. In many parts of the country gardeners have been dealing with wet and cold and un-summer like conditions. June 2016 has also been the month when the country made the...
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Developing clothes for gardeners

Well it looks like 2016 is going to be a great year for Genus. There are lots of exciting developments on the horizon. This week we have been busy visiting the ISPO trade show in Munich. This is an amazing industry...

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Summer gardening is here!

Summer is definitely here.  Even though this year has felt a little cooler than average (perhaps because of the weak El Niño we are experiencing...

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Hori hori knife

One of our customers from the United States told us that she regularly uses a hori hori knife.  I don't know anyone here in the UK who uses one, but I thought I'd like to try it.  So...

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Gardeners' Christmas pleasure: Christmas wreaths from "garden waste"

It was such a lovely weekend here in the Cotswolds.  Bright and crisply cold.  The Genus garden received a little bit of tidying up attention.  Whilst raking up the leaves I had a sudden inspiration that I should use some...

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Birds a gardeners's friend - unless it's a partridge in the kitchen!

It was such a beautiful gardening weekend.  The Genus garden is now really coming into life.  After all the planting, weeding, hoeing, feeding and mulching it's sure to look good. Whilst we have been at it, the birds have been a particular...

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John Harrison's old gardening trousers

John Harrison bought a pair of Genus gardening trousers and took this photo of his old ones before throwing them away.  He says:

"I tend to kneel down when I'm gardening and every single pair of trousers that...

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