Creating a windowsill salad and herb garden

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Creating a windowsill salad and herb garden

Posted 11 / 11 / 2019

A misconception I often hear from my friends who want to get into growing veg is that they ‘don’t have enough space’. The good news is, you don’t need loads of space to grow your own fresh salad and herbs. An indoor windowsill herb garden is a great way to utilise often wasted space, bring […]

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Autumn pond care in your garden

Posted 26 / 10 / 2019

Ponds are a great addition to any plot, adding interest and dimension whilst welcoming a huge range of garden wildlife. It’s a real delight to spot frogs, tadpoles, fish and even bird life enjoying themselves in and around the pond all year round! Any proud established pond owner will know that they involve a little […]

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Laying a lawn from turf

Posted 04 / 10 / 2019

A lawn can make or break a lovely garden. If it’s lush, green and well-kept it’s an absolute pleasure to sit out on, potter along or just view through a window. However if it’s left to brown at the mercy of the elements and trampled to bare, muddy patches, it can be a bit of […]

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Autumn planting in your garden

Posted 08 / 09 / 2019

I love the start of autumn – I love the crisp, bright air, the quality of the light and the promise of cosy evenings. That said, it’s heart-wrenching to bid farewell to summer! Through the start of September (in the UK at least), our summer bedding displays are beginning to reach the end of the […]

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Five common gardening myths: debunked!

Posted 17 / 08 / 2019

There’s a real value in conventional wisdom that’s been handed down over generations. But there are some gardener’s gospels that we take at face value – when, perhaps, we shouldn’t. These nuggets of knowledge might have started off with the very best of intention and become distorted over time, but often they’re based on sheer […]

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Looking after your garden during your holiday

Posted 13 / 08 / 2019

It’s a lovely treat if you’re able to get away on holiday over the summer, but a niggling question may be at the back of your mind: how can I look after my garden whilst I’m away? It’s true there’s no substitute for being able to tend your garden yourself, and if you’re¬†extremely lucky you […]

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