Spring and summer lawn care

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Spring and summer lawn care

Posted 11 / 06 / 2018

Summertime is full of commotion. Between getting shrubs trimmed, seeds planted out, climbers tied up and the like, it can be easy to overlook your garden’s biggest green space – your lawn. Grass is a hardy and vigorous plant, and can withstand drought, sunshine, waterlogging – the lot. But if it gets bare, dried up […]

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Saving water in your garden

Posted 08 / 05 / 2018

It’s no secret that the spring months can be a little bit… damp. During famed April showers and May deluges, it can seem there’ll never be a shortage of water in the garden! However, as the warmer months approach (hopefully), it’s a good idea to start thinking about how this water can be best collected, […]

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Choosing the right furniture for your garden

Posted 24 / 04 / 2018

In the spring and summer months, there’s nothing better than sitting outside enjoying a drink, a barbecue or just admiring your gardening handiwork. Even if you’re space limited outside, the right selection of garden furniture can help maximise your use of the space and call you into the garden as the evenings draw out. Shopping […]

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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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