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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.

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Garden Care

Deadheading flowers – More buds, more blooms

Advice on deadheading (the removal of spent flowers) for most annual and perennial plants. Encourage more flower production.

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Garden Care

Storing Gladioli over winter

A simple method for storing your gladioli corms of the winter months.

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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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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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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.