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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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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Five tips for small garden design

Posted 25 / 06 / 2019

When we think of an English garden, our minds may wander to the sweeping tennis lawns and rambling rose beds of country manor houses – but in reality, a UK garden is usually a much more modest affair. As a gardener I’m really drawn to smaller gardens as they pose such a challenge in the […]

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New potato, spinach and goat’s cheese frittata

Posted 15 / 05 / 2019

One of the best things about spring is all the lovely seasonal produce that’s available in shops, veg boxes and even your garden if you’re lucky enough to enjoy your own home-grown veggies. Crisp young new potatoes are a real treat during the spring months, and I love to use these in the kitchen whenever […]

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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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