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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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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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The Eco Garden

Lining hanging baskets on a budget

You don’t have to spend a fortune on expensive hanging basket liners. With a little creativity, you can save a money and create and impressive display in your garden.

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Three sisters vegetable gardening

An ancient and highly successful way of growing vegetables. The three sisters garden scheme is a balanced and attractive method that everyone must try.

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Growing vegetables in a small garden

Here are just a few suggestions of varieties of vegetables that you can easily grow in a small garden.

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The Eco Garden

Garden flowers for bees

Bees are in decline in most countries around the world. As gardeners, what flowers can we grow to encourage these important insects?

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The Eco Garden

Wild flower garden from seed

Growing wild flowers on barren patch of ground can be fruitful. A list of great annuals and perenial plants to grow from seed in your wild flower garden.

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The Eco Garden

Wildlife garden

Sadenned by the destruction of the UK’s natural habits? Here are just a few methods for encouraging more wildlife into your garden.

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Garden Care

Warming soil – The hot-bed method

What’s the best method for warming soil? The temperature of soil is an important factor for yielding a productive and early crop. Warm soil will speed up the growing process and give you a head start this Spring.

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The Dry Garden

Sedums – low maintenance plants

For low maintenance, easy growers – you can’t beat Sedums. A few ideas for growing these succulent perennial plants.