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Garden Care

Potato Blight: Organic control methods

Organic methods for avoiding the dreaded potato blight which will turn your potatoes into a black mush unless quick treatment.

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Mildew resistant Courgettes varieties

Courgette can take a real hammering from powdery mildew. Here are a few resistant varieties and methods for minimising infection.

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The Pondering Gardener

Hypertufa Planters – How to Make [Ultimate Guide]

Making your own hypertufa pots and stone effect trough couldn’t be easier. The effects are truly stunning and very cheap to construct.

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Recommended Flowers

Cottage Garden – Plant guide

Get the most out of your outdoor space and cram in your favourite flowering plants to create your own cottage garden.

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Vegetables to grow in containers

As our gardens shrink, it’s a good idea to start growing our vegetables in containers. There are many benefits to this method of gardening.

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Growing Runner Beans – Growing in Pots, Harvesting & More!

An organic guide for growing runner beans in any size garden. How to get the most out of your crop and recommended bean varieties.

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Small garden vegetables

Here are some vegetable selections that you might want to try if you want to use the space in your garden sparingly

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Shrubs & Trees

Looking after your Passion Flower

A quick guide to growing, pruning and feeding Passiflora caerulea. An introduction to other varieties of the Passion Flower

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Growing mushroom from log dowels kits

There are so many dowel kits to choose from – buying exotic mushrooms can be expensive, but it’s easy to grow them from your own back garden in logs.

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The Dry Garden

Flowers for a dry garden

Growing flowers in a dry garden can be a real challenge. Here is a list of drought resistant flowering plants.

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Fruiting Cherry trees

A quick guide to fruiting cherry tree varieties to grow in your garden

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Growing hardy figs in the UK

Here in the UK, Fig trees can survive temperatures as low as -10C, produce bountiful crops of highly nutritious fruit and look great as a focal point in any sized garden.