Five common gardening myths: debunked!

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Five common gardening myths: debunked!

Posted 17 / 08 / 2019

There’s a real value in conventional wisdom that’s been handed down over generations. But there are some gardener’s gospels that we take at face value – when, perhaps, we shouldn’t. These nuggets of knowledge might have started off with the very best of intention and become distorted over time, but often they’re based on sheer […]

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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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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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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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Garden jobs for February

Posted 07 / 02 / 2018

On the other side of January, the natural world around is starts to look a bit brighter pretty much immediately. Take a good look around, and you’ll see signs of spring that are bravely blossoming into life everywhere! Tell tale signs include snowdrops nodding away on the verges, birds singing earlier in the mornings, and […]

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