New years resolutions for beginner gardeners

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New years resolutions for beginner gardeners

Posted 02 / 01 / 2018

Here we are, in the new year already! I was thinking over the festive season about the challenges that lie ahead for me in the garden this year. What tips would I give to a gardener who’s relatively new to the game? Overall, the most important thing is to enjoy the ride! Nature’s bounties are a […]

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Garden jobs for October

Posted 03 / 10 / 2017

October is the time of year where things start to feel positively wintry, with lots of rain and wind and showers of brightly coloured leaves spiralling to the ground. I do find it quite magical though, and I love to cast my mind forward to autumnal calendar events like Halloween and Bonfire Night. This month, it’s still […]

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Planting for autumn colour

Posted 19 / 09 / 2017

I don’t know about you, but for me over the past few weeks things have really started feeling… well, autumnal. Although 2017’s autumn doesn’t officially start until this Thursday, I’m pretty sure that’s just a technicality – according to the golden drifts of leaves on the ground, and chilly evenings anyway. I love this time […]

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Garden jobs for September

Posted 31 / 08 / 2017

September is a great month in the garden, as we get to enjoy the subtle signs that autumn is on its way. At the same time, many flowers continue to flourish and home-grown fruits and veggies are still in plentiful supply. It’s not yet time to bid goodbye to blooms for the winter, but there are […]

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Making compost: a beginner’s guide

Posted 25 / 08 / 2016

Compost is a must-have for any garden. This nutrient-rich soil feeds your plants, helps retain moisture and keeps weeds at bay – and to top all that off, it’s a great way of recycling house and garden waste and easily made at home. Of course, big bags of compost can be bought from shops and […]

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