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Garden Care

Overwintering Begonias in the UK – Frost Free Guide

A complete guide to storing and overwintering begonia tubers in the UK. Get the best results out of your tender tuber and fibrous rooted begonias, potted and bedding varieties.

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Winter Garden

Top 5 Winter hanging basket plants

There is plenty of scope for growing colourful favourites in your winter hanging baskets, such as Pansy and Violas and Hedras. Here are just a few you could try

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Garden for Health

Hay-Fever Reliever – Allergy treatment that actually works!

For my entire life I have suffered with hay-fever. I have tried everything. Now, for the first time in my life, have a summer free from sneezes. Red light therapy, Allergy Reliever review.

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The Eco Garden

Garden irrigation systems

When most people think of irrigation they think of giant industrial sprinklers in fields and, yes, these can be complex and expensive. But now irrigation system manufacturers have recognised that most people just want to take the hassle out of watering their garden, hanging baskets or greenhouse through a cheap, easy-to-use and efficient irrigation system.

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Garden Care

Planting success in problem areas in your garden

My soil is poor and incredible dry at all times in the year. Using this gardening method, I can add so much colour to what was once and unyielding patch of ground.

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The Eco Garden

Organic Herbicides & Pesticides [100% Organic]

We are all becoming increasingly worried about the effects of the agricultural chemicals on our food crops. Here are some natural solutions.

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Shrubs & Trees

Growing a fig tree in the UK

For the past five years, I have been caring for a wonderful fig tree (Brown Turkey) in my south-westerly facing courtyard garden in a 12inch pot.

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The Pondering Gardener

Cottage garden

For many years, the Edwardian English cottage garden has maintained a high level of dignity throughout our changes landscape and social values.

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Easiest vegetables to grow UK for beginners

A list of easy to grow vegetables for the allotment, raised beds or pots – A guide and list of the easiest vegetables to grow UK for the absolute beginner.

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Recommended Flowers

Hanging baskets from seed

This bundled collection of seeds offers superb variety and value for anybody interesting in growing plants suitable for hanging baskets on a budget

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Garden Care

Use a hoe!

I decided to walk the talk and initialise a ‘no-dig’ policy for the rest of my plot. Instead, I have been leisurely ‘hoeing’ the ground since February and the results are amazing.

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Companion planting: Garden plants & vegetables

When we move into a new house and plan our garden layout or start a fresh with an existing plot, we will say to ourselves; ‘flowers here, lawn there and vegetables over in that corner there’. Well, why not mix things up a little.