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Planting bare root shrubs and trees

If you’re planning on planting a lot of shrubs or trees, bare-root plants are ideal. Here's how to plant bare-root shrubs and trees.

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Perennials made simple guide

This perennials made simple guide will help you to understand perennials and how to care for them.

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Growing fruit in pots

You don’t need a big garden to grow your own fruit, just a pot on a sunny patio or balcony. Choose the right plants, follow a few simple steps, and you’ll soon be enjoying delicious harvests of your own fresh-picked fruit. 

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How to grow sempervivums

Sempervivum means ‘always alive’, and it’s a good description of these attractive and easy to grow succulents

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Top 5 Alliums to Grow

These top five alliums to grow will fill your garden with pretty colourful spring and early summer colours each year. 

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Wildlife that’s good for your garden

Here are a few to look out for and some tips on encouraging wildlife in your garden.

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How to store autumn harvests

Are you wondering how to store autumn harvests? Autumn harvests are some of the most delicious and there are many ways to store them. Here are our tips: 

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Planning next years spring bulbs

Start planning next years spring bulbs at the end of the summer and into early autumn and you will be ready and prepared for a gorgeous spring display for the following spring.

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Balcony gardening

Small but beautiful balcony gardens can be a beautiful space for you to enjoy, as well as a haven for bees and other pollinators in urban environments.

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How to weave your own wattle edging

Wattle fencing has been around for centuries. It’s done by weaving thin branches through poles to make panels, and it goes right back to Neolithic times, so it’s a well-tried technique! Use a low wattle fence to define the edge of a bed and make a good wind barrier to protect young seedlings.

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