Creating an alpine scree garden

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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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Veganuary recipe: creamy mushroom spaghetti

Posted 21 / 01 / 2019

When I get home from a long day’s work, I don’t usually want to spend hours on preparing and cleaning up from a large, complicated meal. I look for recipes that can be assembled quickly (under 30 minutes) and with minimal fuss, and this simple spaghetti recipe is a firm favourite. If you’re after warming […]

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Autumn lawn care: my top tips

Posted 19 / 09 / 2018

Summertime is great, nobody would argue with that… would they? Nobody except, perhaps, your lawn. Lack of water and extensive summer use can leave your turf parched, compacted and in need of some serious TLC. It’s natural to expect a bit of die back on your lawn through the colder, darker months, but with a couple […]

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Planting winter bedding in a pot

Posted 05 / 09 / 2018

As gardeners, we need to think ahead to make sure our gardens will look their best all year round. During autumn, we’ll be ‘closing down’ the garden for winter, but this doesn’t necessarily have to mean a bare, grey plot. With a bit of savvy planting now you’ll be able to enjoy colourful blooms through […]

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The top online resources for budding gardeners

Posted 21 / 08 / 2018

The best online resources for budding gardeners In this article, I’d like to share with you some resources that I’d always like to recommend to gardeners of all experience levels. Whether you’re an experienced green fingers, or a budding potterer just starting out – these are the websites to head to. Royal Horticultural Society This […]

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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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