Make your own: organic liquid fertiliser

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Make your own: organic liquid fertiliser

Posted 23 / 05 / 2017

Nettles are unavoidable features in most gardens, but these sneaky stingers can also be put to good use as liquid fertiliser for your garden! Here’s a simple tutorial I made in conjunction with Silverline Tools – why not have a go at making your own nourishing nettle garden feed?

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Succulent hanging baskets

Posted 17 / 05 / 2017

It’s no secret that succulents are having a huge moment right now, and I’d like to share with you a couple of ideas for a quick and easy project that makes the most of these hardy, low maintenance evergreen plants in just a few hours. They look fantastic in the garden, in a porch or […]

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Your garden in May – hold on tight for summer!

Posted 03 / 05 / 2017

It’s finally here, the time we’ve all been waiting for! During May, things really start to accelerate in the garden and you’ll finally start seeing some rewarding signs that all the work you’ve been putting in is paying off! There are quite a few things to remember to keep on top of during this crucial […]

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Business Heroes: we need you!

Posted 25 / 04 / 2017

I’m really proud and excited to announce a collaboration that I’ve been cooking up for a while. I’ve been working with the Growing Together partnership to develop Business Heroes, a project that aims to see local businesses up and down the country offering their time, skills and resources to benefit local green spaces. Community farms […]

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Bog gardens: transform your plot!

Posted 19 / 04 / 2017

If you find yourself with a damp, uninspiring patch of garden that you’re at a loss for what to do with, a bog garden could be the perfect solution. The boggy bits may be the result of uneven terrain, poor drainage or proximity to water; whatever the cause, when faced with a waterlogged piece of […]

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Your garden in April – spring has sprung!

Posted 05 / 04 / 2017

I’m sure I won’t be alone in shouting a big HOORAY for the sure signs of spring we’ve been witnessing recently! This is a wonderful time of the year as we spot lambs in the fields, start leaving for work in that welcome early morning light, and perhaps even brave a beer garden or two […]

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