How to lay garden stepping stones

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How to lay garden stepping stones

Posted 26 / 09 / 2019

In this article we’ll be talking about an often unsung hero of garden design, and one of my favourites. The humble stepping stone! As the seasons start to change you might start to notice your lawn showing a bit of wear and tear from the constant use it endures in summer. Stepping stones are a […]

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Autumn planting in your garden

Posted 08 / 09 / 2019

I love the start of autumn – I love the crisp, bright air, the quality of the light and the promise of cosy evenings. That said, it’s heart-wrenching to bid farewell to summer! Through the start of September (in the UK at least), our summer bedding displays are beginning to reach the end of the […]

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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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Preserving fresh herbs at home

Posted 23 / 07 / 2019

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that I’m a BIG advocate of home-growing herbs, fruits and veggies. Preserving fresh herbs allows you to enjoy their vibrant, fragrant flavour all year round, and it’s really easy to do. In this article I’ll take you through three simple methods of preserving at home. […]

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DIY your own herbal hanging basket

Posted 08 / 05 / 2019

This particular DIY project is one that’s close to my heart as it combines two of my favourite things: cooking and gardening! This lovely and simple hanging basket will mean you’ve got a pretty, functional and long-lasting garden feature that’s close at hand when you’re ready to season your favourite meals.   Herbs are best […]

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Great fruit trees for pot planting

Posted 09 / 04 / 2019

Growing your own tree fruit in your garden may seem ambitious – not everyone has the space for sprawling pear and apple trees, you may think. But with the development of dwarf rootstocks (rooted stems that juvenile trees are grafted on to), growing a fruit tree in a pot has got a whole lot easier. […]

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