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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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Plant Seeds for Beginners

How to Plant Seeds for BeginnersIf you are a beginner to gardening, then at some point you may consider planting seeds, and then growing your plants from seeds. Let’s face it, we are all intrigued by watching a beautiful flower or vegetable growing from a tiny seed. We sow them, nurture them and care for them […]

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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 Flowers In A Garden

5 Simple Tips for Growing & Caring for Flowers for BeginnersIf you are new to gardening, and in particular new to growing flowers, then welcome to our guide on how to grow and care for flowers for beginners. There are numerous books written on the subject of growing flowers of many different kinds. Those books go […]

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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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