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Summer and winter pruning

Here’s a brief guide to the differences between summer and winter pruning.

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How to divide plants 

Knowing how to divide plants is such a rewarding task because not only does it help your plants to thrive and gives them room to grow but it also means it results in you having more free plants!

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How to keep your crops safe from animals

Growing your own fruit and vegetables can be very rewarding. But sometimes, it can also feel like a battle, with every creature in your garden just waiting for the chance to devour your carefully nurtured plants. Here are our top tips on keeping your crops safe from everything that wants to eat them.

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Create a backyard bee meadow 

It is easy to create a backyard bee meadow and make your garden a place where pollinators can enjoy lots of nectar in a biodiverse space.

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What we can learn from plants

Knowing what we can learn from plants can open up a whole new connection with the natural world, and there is no better place to do that than in your garden. Plants have survived through changing climatic conditions, unrest and us gardeners planting them in places they would prefer not to be planted! So given how incredible plants are, what can we learn from them? 

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Why you should love earthworms

Here’s why you should love earthworms. Many people see them as a fun insect that continues to live as two worms if split in half. This is a myth! So leaving the worms to work the soil is much better than messing them around. There’s a reason why leaving them in the soil is the best thing to do and here is why: 

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How to look after your plants when you’re away

We all appreciate getting away for a break now and then, but no one wants to come home to a house and garden filled with sad, drooping plants or beds filled with weeds. Here are a few tips on how to keep your plants happy while you’re away.

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Low maintenance gardening

For low maintenance gardening, it is all in the planning. Sometimes life can be busy, but we still want a great garden to enjoy as well. Thankfully, there are many low-maintenance gardening options, which means you can still enjoy your outside space but with just a little less time spent on maintaining it all.

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How to grow Clematis

With so many different types of Clematis available, it’s possible to have one in flower almost all year round, covering walls, fences and trellises with their spectacular flowers. Here are a few tips to help you get the best out of your clematis. 

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Sun-loving plants

If you’re lucky enough to have a garden that gets full sun, there’s a huge range of plants you can grow. Most flowering plants are happy in the sun, and here are some that just love to soak up those rays. 

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