Patio and container plants for summer

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Patio and container plants for summer

Posted 08 / 04 / 2018

This time of year is a great time to enjoy looking ahead to summer and planning what will be going on in your garden in the brighter months. If you’re short on bedding space, are working with a small space like a yard, or simply want to spruce up a patio, planting in containers is […]

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Seasonal recipe: veggie paella

Posted 19 / 03 / 2018

It’s finally getting to that time of year where the days are getting longer and I’ve even stopped in the street to enjoy the sun on my face for a few moments! The start of spring is a really precious time, and it’s around this point where I invariably start casting my mind forward to […]

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Hedges: choose the best for your garden

Posted 05 / 03 / 2018

The British hedgerow is a thing of wonder, isn’t it? I love to take country walks with my girls and see what we can find growing and sheltering in the verdant, century-old greenery along the lanes. It’s easy to see why you might choose to add some hedging to your garden – screening, decoration, or […]

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Seasonal veg recipe: purple sprouting stir fry

Posted 19 / 02 / 2018

In February, lovely purple sprouting broccoli is in season and is being picked and delivered to shops up and down the UK. Broccoli was originally cultivated by the Romans, who used to enjoy it with cumin and coriander seeds, chopped onion and wine. Here I’ve used it in a quick, easy and super-healthy stir fry […]

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Garden jobs for February

Posted 07 / 02 / 2018

On the other side of January, the natural world around is starts to look a bit brighter pretty much immediately. Take a good look around, and you’ll see signs of spring that are bravely blossoming into life everywhere! Tell tale signs include snowdrops nodding away on the verges, birds singing earlier in the mornings, and […]

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Veganuary recipe: One-pot pasta

Posted 16 / 01 / 2018

Veganuary is a great charity that inspires people all over the world to challenge themselves to just eat a vegan diet throughout January – and, if it works out for them, eventually spread into the rest of the year the habit of not eating meat or animal products. Eating a vegan diet is great for […]

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