Taking cuttings from your garden: a guide

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Taking cuttings from your garden: a guide

Posted 14 / 08 / 2018

If you have a favourite plant or two that you’d like to re-plant elsewhere in your garden, you don’t need to splash out on seeds or young plants – by taking plant cuttings now, you can easily propagate new plants from your own stock. Hydrangeas, lavender, philadelphus and forsythia are plants that tend to root […]

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Top five easy care tropical houseplants

Posted 24 / 07 / 2018

For me, one of the best bits about heading off on my holidays is the chance to spot all the brand new local flora and fauna. I love checking out colourful lizards, armoured beetles, beautiful birds and especially majestic tropical plants. It’s a lovely reminder of time spent away to bring tropical houseplants into the […]

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Transform your shed into a garden room

Posted 09 / 07 / 2018

The humble garden shed is often neglected, consigned to the end of the garden to be stacked full of rejected garden furniture and tools. But have you ever considered making a bit more of this space, perhaps even turning it into an extension of your home? This is a great way to bag a bit […]

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Getting your garden party ready

Posted 26 / 06 / 2018

With all the work we put into our gardens all year round, it’s such a great feeling to be able to just sit back, relax and enjoy the fruits of our labour. Better still is the enjoyment of the garden with close friends and family – it can’t be beaten! I’m looking forward to hosting […]

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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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