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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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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Creating an alpine scree garden

Posted 12 / 03 / 2019

If you’ve been with me for a while, you won’t have failed to notice what a fan I am of alpine plants. I love to use them in garden design as they’re very low maintenance and look lovely for most of the year. Alpines look great in a range of settings and containers, and I’ve […]

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Five festive foliage home DIY projects

Posted 06 / 12 / 2017

I’ve always sung the praises of plants and greenery indoors, and over the cold, dark winter months I find it especially uplifting to have beautiful plant and flower arrangements in my house. I love to get my whole family involved in creating winter decorations – it’s a great way for us to spend time together, […]

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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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Love Your Home & Garden: episode three

Posted 13 / 09 / 2017

This week we transform the home and garden of Richard and Ann Price, a couple who spend their lives giving to others. Richard has been a volunteer with the Samaritans for 42 years and met Ann, a fellow volunteer there 35 years ago. Over the last 10 years they have fostered over 20 children together and they […]

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