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Recommended Flowers

Growing Sweet Peas | A guide to sowing, growing, feeding & training

Fragrant sweet peas have been loved by gardeners for centuries. This article will explain the best methods for growing sweet peas and producing plenty of sweet-scented flowers.

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Garden for Health

Best foods crops to grow – getting through the Covid-19 lockdown

A guide to growing quick and easy vegetables during the Cov-19 lock-down. Make the most of your ve garden or window box. Also – how to store your vegetables.

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Indoor Plants

How to Look After Orchids (Phalaenopsis): Care 5 Step Guide

Getting the most out of your Phalaenopis orchid plants. Orchid care: make your orchid bloom all year. Repotting and fertilizer advice.

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Garden for Health

Non-toxic plants for baby & pica friendly gardening

A long list of non-toxic plants to grow in your garden and on your windowsill. Keep your babies and children safe this summer.

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Weird & attractive vegetables to grow this year

An usual assortment of great tasting and nutritious vegetables that will also make great additions to the ornamental border as well as the dinner plate!

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Grow your own – why bother? [An Exposé]

Improve you health and happiness levels by growing your own vegetables on your allotment plot this year.

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Garden Care

Baking soda – Organic mildew treatment – courgettes, pumpkins & cucumbers

Get on top of that powdery mildew from your squashes with a simple and organic solution that you are bound to have in your kitchen cupboard.

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The Eco Garden

Nettle feed – free organic fertiliser [how to guide]

You hate nettles, but love healthy vegetables and flowers. Right? While stinging nettles do so well, your beloved garden plants require effort. Not fair! There is a solution to this problem: Convert those nettles into free garden fertiliser. Useful stinging nettles They make an excellent, main ingredient for a nutritious and delicious seaweed tasting soup. Nettle roots are […]

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Recommended Flowers

Delosperma (Ice Plant) – the perfect resident for a dry sunny spot

I am a Delosperma fanatic. I have been collecting them for 10 years and here is a variety you have got to try! Lots of colour and hardy!

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Garden Care

Does copper tape really stop slugs & snails?

I have decided to give copper tape a go as a method of slug control this year. Here are my findings so far from March to late June in my garden.

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Garden Care

How do you prune Roses & when’s the best time?

A gardeners guide to how and when to prune roses to get the most out of your blooms.

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Garden Care

Sowing seeds – A beginner’s guide

A simple guide to sowing seeds with the absolute beginner in mind. You don’t need green fingers, just follow these steps.