Terrarium

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Terrarium

Posted 13 / 06 / 2016

I am always looking for new ways to bring a little of the great outdoors, indoors. A splash of green foliage in the home can cheer up the dreariest of rainy days and with a little creativity, a DIY terrarium is a speedy indoor project. Firstly, you need a clear glass container. There are lots […]

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My light bulb moment

Posted 13 / 06 / 2016

After 6 months on maternity leave and not in a position to go back to my former job in retail I began helping out a friends Mum who was a retired gardener. She still maintained one garden and asked if I would like to lend a hand a few days a week. Within a couple […]

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Garden jobs for June and July

Posted 13 / 06 / 2016

June is finally here! We seem to spend all year waiting for the explosion of colour and fragrance that brings our gardens to life during the warmer months – and it’s finally time to enjoy the fruits of your labour. Warmth and sunshine are essential for a lively garden, but unfortunately nature doesn’t do all […]

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Containers

Posted 13 / 06 / 2016

Want to do something new with your containers that will look good months and come back to flower year after year? Try using a selection of Heuchera which come in a huge array of different coloured foliage. Alpine sedums such as Sedum oreganum, grasses with stunning copper tones like Carex flagelilifera and good old Ivy […]

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Top 3 tips when considering designing a new border

Posted 13 / 06 / 2016

Keep your colour palette simple, using just three colours in your planting will instantly give a more cohesive design. For a restful feel colours like purple, white and green work brilliantly but if you swapped the white for orange you would have something far more vibrant. Colour is a very personal thing, so pick what […]

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Purple sprouting broccoli and basil soup

Posted 13 / 06 / 2016

What you will need. 1x pack of Purple sprouting broccoli seeds. 1x pack of Basil seeds A bag of multipurpose compost. Lots of small plant pots. Broccoli In March fill up your plant pots with Multipurpose compost and sow 2 Broccoli seeds per pot. (not too close together) Give them a good drink of water […]

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