Organic and eco-friendly pest control

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Organic and eco-friendly pest control

Posted 25 / 05 / 2020

There are few things more frustrating for the aspiring gardener than seeing a tender broccoli plant decimated by slugs, or delicate rosebuds swarming with greenfly. Sometimes gardening can feel like a bit of a battle with these tiny garden pests, and it’s tempting to pull out all the stops to get rid of them! Chemical-based […]

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Growing herbs for tea

Posted 10 / 05 / 2020

Growing herbs in your garden is a really satisfying process and at the end, you have delicious fragrant herbs to use in your kitchen. I’ve written previously about growing herbs on your windowsill for use in cooking, but lots of garden herbs lend themselves brilliantly to a refreshing cup of tea, too. Herbal teas are largely […]

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Garden jobs for January

Posted 09 / 01 / 2020

You’d be forgiven for assuming that January is a quiet month in the garden; but don’t be fooled! Whilst the temptation can be to just lock the door and forget about your plot, it’s important to maintain some level of maintenance in preparation for the spring months. Although it might not feel like it, spring […]

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How to lay garden stepping stones

Posted 26 / 09 / 2019

In this article we’ll be talking about an often unsung hero of garden design, and one of my favourites. The humble stepping stone! As the seasons start to change you might start to notice your lawn showing a bit of wear and tear from the constant use it endures in summer. Stepping stones are a […]

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New potato, spinach and goat’s cheese frittata

Posted 15 / 05 / 2019

One of the best things about spring is all the lovely seasonal produce that’s available in shops, veg boxes and even your garden if you’re lucky enough to enjoy your own home-grown veggies. Crisp young new potatoes are a real treat during the spring months, and I love to use these in the kitchen whenever […]

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Caring for winter wildlife

Posted 13 / 11 / 2018

Winter is hard on the garden, and it’s hard on our furry and feathered friends too. Food and fresh water are scarce, and staying warm is a constant challenge for birds and animals in the winter. The good news is, you can help! With just a couple of forward-thinking garden adjustments, you can welcome wildlife […]

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