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Planning A Garden for Beginners

How to Plan a Garden for BeginnersThanks for taking the time to read our article, on how to plan a garden for beginners. There are homes and home owners all across the UK who either have a nice garden they would like to maintain or improve, or would simply like to create a nice garden, […]

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Herb Gardening for Beginners

Herb Gardening for Beginners in the UK – Start Your Own Herb GardenOne of my favourite things to do in the garden is grow my own herbs. I then use these for cooking a variety of dishes and meals in the kitchen. Most people will know and understand that herbs have been around for a […]

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Growing Strawberries In Containers

How To Successfully Grow Strawberries In Containers?Growing strawberries in containers is simply a great deal of fun and there is little doubt in my mind that it is by far the most popular soft fruit that has ever been grown, and will continue to be a favourite for many more years to come. There are many […]

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Growing Raspberries

How To Grow Raspberries in the UK?I am a huge strawberry growing fan and to be honest it was only a few years ago that I decided to start growing raspberries.   The reason for this was actually twofold; I had never done it before and my wife wanted some home grown raspberries to add to […]

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What Is Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening for BeginnersIn this article we are going to try and explain organic gardening, especially for beginners. Organic gardening is a term that you will here quite a lot, but what does it really mean for the typical home owner in the UK? According to the Royal Horticultural Society of the UK, “Organic gardening is […]

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Easily Care for House Plants

6 Quick Tips on How to Easily Care for Your House PlantsMany home owners have great success when growing and caring for house plants. They are usually referred to as having “green fingers.” Unfortunately some people struggle to keep any house plant in a healthy state.  The good news is that it is possible for […]

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Growing Strawberries From Seed

How To Successfully Grow Strawberries From SeedStarting out with seeds is the most difficult way to grow almost anything, and growing strawberries from seed is no exception. The saving grace however is that you can at least say, they were all my own work.When you see strawberry plants in a garden centre it is most […]

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Ways to Protect Plants

5 Different and Effective Ways to Protect PlantsKnowing how to protect your plants is a necessity for all UK gardeners. We need to protect our plants from pests, diseases and the wonderful UK weather. The only way of achieving that is to understand what things you can do, and then have the discipline and dedication […]

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Best Plants to Attract Butterflies

Best Plants to Attract Butterflies UK In this article we want to inform you about the best plants to attract butterflies into your garden. This is often referred to as “butterfly gardening.” Quite simply, this is the art of growing certain types of flowers and plants that will attract these colourful creatures to your garden. […]

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Cottage Garden Plants Shade

Best Cottage Garden Plants For Shade & The Sun in the UKI guess it is true to say that cottage garden plants, conjure up notions of escapism and a tad of romance. The idea of a cottage garden comes from those bygone days when working class families had to mix the pleasure of gardening with […]

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