Growing your own mushrooms

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Growing your own mushrooms

Posted 23 / 10 / 2018

If you’re anything like me, you’ll know how much pleasure there is to be had in harvesting, cooking and eating produce you’ve nurtured by hand. It can be a brilliant family activity that gives you a real sense of achievement – whilst sating your appetite at the same time! I absolutely love it. Growing your […]

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Autumn lawn care: my top tips

Posted 19 / 09 / 2018

Summertime is great, nobody would argue with that… would they? Nobody except, perhaps, your lawn. Lack of water and extensive summer use can leave your turf parched, compacted and in need of some serious TLC. It’s natural to expect a bit of die back on your lawn through the colder, darker months, but with a couple […]

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Planting winter bedding in a pot

Posted 05 / 09 / 2018

As gardeners, we need to think ahead to make sure our gardens will look their best all year round. During autumn, we’ll be ‘closing down’ the garden for winter, but this doesn’t necessarily have to mean a bare, grey plot. With a bit of savvy planting now you’ll be able to enjoy colourful blooms through […]

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The top online resources for budding gardeners

Posted 21 / 08 / 2018

The best online resources for budding gardeners In this article, I’d like to share with you some resources that I’d always like to recommend to gardeners of all experience levels. Whether you’re an experienced green fingers, or a budding potterer just starting out – these are the websites to head to. Royal Horticultural Society This […]

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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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