Taking cuttings from your garden: a guide

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Taking cuttings from your garden: a guide

Posted 14 / 08 / 2018

If you have a favourite plant or two that you’d like to re-plant elsewhere in your garden, you don’t need to splash out on seeds or young plants – by taking plant cuttings now, you can easily propagate new plants from your own stock. Hydrangeas, lavender, philadelphus and forsythia are plants that tend to root […]

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Top five easy care tropical houseplants

Posted 24 / 07 / 2018

For me, one of the best bits about heading off on my holidays is the chance to spot all the brand new local flora and fauna. I love checking out colourful lizards, armoured beetles, beautiful birds and especially majestic tropical plants. It’s a lovely reminder of time spent away to bring tropical houseplants into the […]

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Spring and summer lawn care

Posted 11 / 06 / 2018

Summertime is full of commotion. Between getting shrubs trimmed, seeds planted out, climbers tied up and the like, it can be easy to overlook your garden’s biggest green space – your lawn. Grass is a hardy and vigorous plant, and can withstand drought, sunshine, waterlogging – the lot. But if it gets bare, dried up […]

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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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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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