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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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Recommended Flowers

Clematis – Caring for your climber

Learn how to plant, prune, feed and guard your clematis against disease.

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Recommended Flowers

Plants for shade – Hand-picked selection

There are plenty of great garden plants to grow in partial to full shade. Here is a list of all of the varieties I can think of.

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Shrubs & Trees

Scented evergreen climbers

Recently, I needed to cover a trellis to the front of my property. Wanting privacy and increase appeal, I wrote a list of scented evergreen climbers.

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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

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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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.

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Recommended Flowers

Exotic garden plants from seed

There’s nothing like growing your own plants from seed. Here are some exotic flowering plants to try this year in your tropical border.

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

A climbing courgette for small gardens

What really makes this variety special and lead me to make such a compulsive order is that it is a climbing variety of courgette. Yes, you heard me correctly – a climbing courgette!

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Recommended Flowers

Container gardening

There are many benefits to growing your plants in containers. This article will look at some of the advantages of Container Gardening and some of the best plants to try in pots, tubs and troughs.

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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.