Unusual flower choices this Valentine’s Day

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Unusual flower choices this Valentine’s Day

Posted 11 / 02 / 2020

Valentine’s Day comes around each year, with the promise of blossoming love, candlelit dinners and romantic gestures that bring a bit of brightness to this grey season. The roots of St Valentine’s Day aren’t as warm and cosy though – it’s named after the 3rd-century Roman priest Valentinus, who was executed on February 14th. It […]

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3 festive wreath decorating projects

Posted 09 / 12 / 2019

A sure sign that Christmas is around the corner are all the beautiful festive wreaths we see decking front doors and windows. I love them! Whether you’re a Christmas traditionalist or a minimal fashionista, there are festive wreath decorations you can easily make by hand and display with pride. And the really good part? It’s […]

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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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