Autumn fruit tree care

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Autumn fruit tree care

Posted 19 / 09 / 2020

If you’re lucky enough to have beautiful fruit-bearing trees in your garden, chances are you’ve already picked, prepared and polished off most of the lovely apples, plums and pears. Now the bounty of summer is over, your trees will start to stockpile their reserves in preparation for going ‘dormant’ in winter. This means dropping leaves […]

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Evergreens for container planting

Posted 05 / 09 / 2020

I love the time of year where the bold, bright colours of summer start to dilute into shades a bit more muted. There’s something really cosy and almost wistful about autumn, isn’t there? One thing I’m not so keen on is the prospect of a grey and gloomy garden through the winter. I’m always keen […]

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Preserving fruit and vegetables

Posted 24 / 08 / 2020

If you’re lucky enough to grow your own crops in your garden, you’ll doubtless be enjoying using your fruit and vegetables on your table. You may even be blessed with a bigger bounty of crops than you know what to do with! It’s a shame to let your hard-earned home-grown produce go to waste, so […]

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Propagating houseplants from cuttings

Posted 12 / 08 / 2020

If you’re a huge houseplant fan like me, you may have been thrilled to see your beloved plants burst into life and growth over the summer months. You may also be familiar with the cost of buying endless plants for your home! Something you might not have considered, though: did you know you can grow […]

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How to cut and dry flowers

Posted 28 / 07 / 2020

Taking cuttings of your garden flowers to dry and display is a great way to remember the colour and beauty of summer all year round. You may even have recently had a special occasion, and wish to preserve the floral memories from that day. All too often, the blooms can seem ever so short-lived, and […]

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Creating an alternative lawn

Posted 04 / 07 / 2020

We love our lawns here in the UK, and have done ever since they were first introduced back in the 1600s when only the most wealthy elite could afford to maintain them. A well-lept lawn brings a gorgeous splash of greenery to the garden, and provides a lovely soft surface for sitting, relaxing and playing […]

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